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ODN Food Safety will ensure you’re up to date

ODN Food Safety Training and Consultancy specialises in food safety training, food labelling, and consultancy. It is a legal requirement that all food handlers working in a food environment have basic food safety training. Whether you are a small cafe, hotel, supermarket, or catering business, they provide practical solutions for all your food safety needs. Food safety raises performance standards, promotes a good image and complies with legislation requirements.

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Badly fitted childrens’ car seats a serious concern

Startling new research from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has found that as many as four of every five childrens’ car seats are incorrectly fitted.

Mayo companies pick up All Ireland Occupational Safety Awards

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A number of Mayo companies picked up awards at the All Ireland Occupational Safety Awards in Mullingar recently. Mairead McGuinness, Fine Gael MEP and vice president of the European Parliament, presented the awards. She said the awards mark the achievement of people who day-to-day carry out what are in many ways mundane tasks in detecting risks, training personnel, enforcing and monitoring good practices, and inculcating rather than dictating a safety ethos in the workplace.

Mayo fire officer issues carbon monoxide warning

Mayo's chief fire officer has issued a warning to householders to protect themselves from the potentially devastating effects of carbon monoxide in their homes.

Galway construction works are urged to heed new safety campaign

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A new health and safety campaign aimed at increasing ‘Safety at Heights’ is being rolled out on construction sites throughout Galway. Falls from heights were responsible for 24 of the 42 construction related deaths that occurred in the last five years (57 per cent of all construction fatalities) and a disproportionate number of these accidents have happened on small sites and maintenance type jobs.

Dolan calls for greater awareness of farm safety

Local Fine Gael councillor John Dolan has called upon farmers, and those who reside in rural areas, to try to be as vigilant as possible and take whatever steps are necessary to make both farms and the surrounding areas as safe as possible, particularly for children.

People putting themselves at risk by ignoring medicine warnings

Pharmacists have this week highlighted the growing trend of people not reading the information leaflets and ignoring the warning messages on medicine labels.

Employers urged to be extra vigilant with young workers on summer jobs

With the summer holidays now underway, for thousands of students around the country, the Health and Safety Authority has this week urged employers to be extra vigilant when it comes to taking on young workers for the summer. It is estimated that, although young people constitute only 4 per cent of the workforce, injuries to them represent around 10 per cent of all reported injuries.

Road safety officer wants candidates to take care with posters

Mayo County Council road safety officer Noel Gibbons has called on all candidates in the upcoming Local and European elections to take care when erecting election posters along the roadways in the county and to take road safety into consideration.

 

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