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Business plays critical role in keeping roads safe

Employers across Ireland have been urged to make road safety a ‘critical part’ of their business plans at a European conference organised by the European Transport Safety Council, the Road Safety Authority, the Health and Safety Authority, and An Garda Síochána.

Civil case taken against council over explosion at City Hall

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Civil proceedings are expected to be taken against the Galway City Council in the near future in relation to an explosion at City Hall in June 2010, it emerged yesterday.

Health and Safety Authority targeting improvements in high risk sectors

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton this week launched the Health and Safety Authority Programme of Work for 2012 which will continue to target sectors that have a high rate of accidents and injuries.

NISO proposes national safety board

Responding to the Government’s proposal to absorb the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) in a new Business Inspection and Licensing Authority (BILA), the National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) is instead proposing the establishment of a national safety authority covering occupational, road, rail, aviation, maritime, fire, farm and public safety to create efficiencies without negating the role of various health and safety agencies.

Up to 75 die each year in work related crashes

Up to one third of all road collisions involve drivers who are using their vehicle for work. This means that around 75 people die in work related road crashes in Ireland each year.

Slogan competition for farm safety entices school children

Carlow and KIlkenny kids are being asked to help to design a poster making people aware of dangers on the farm.

Minister awards prizes for ‘Farm Safety Slogan’ competition

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Kilkenny youngsters have been awarded for their clever slogans for a farm safety campaign.

Employers reminded of their duty to employees who drive for work

Up to one third of all road collisions involve drivers who are using their vehicle for work. This means that around 100 people die in work related road crashes in Ireland each year.

Kilkenny mining firm fined for breach of health and safety laws

A fine of €100,000 has been handed down to Galmoy Mines Ltd in Kilkenny as a result of serious breaches of health and safety legislation. The case was heard before Judge Buttimer in Kilkenny Circuit Criminal Court sitting in Carlow on Wednesday this week.

 

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