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€500,000 fine after fatal accident at Mayo quarry

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On Wednesday at Castlebar Circuit Court, Judge Rory McCabe imposed a fine of €500,000 on Harrington Concrete and Quarries ULC for three separate breaches of health and safety legislation.

Man dies tragically near Ballindine

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A man died tragically on Wednesday near Ballindine when part of a roof on a shed he was demolishing fell on him. His remains were taken from the scene to Mayo University Hospital where a post mortem was due to take place yesterday (Thursday, January 10).

HSA launches online construction safety course for local contractors and self employed

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has launched a short, interactive on-line course titled ‘An Introduction to Construction Safety for Small Contractors and the Self-Employed’.

23 people killed in workplace accidents in Galway in last decade

This Saturday April 28 is “Workers’ Memorial Day” — on this date every year all those injured or killed in work related accidents are remembered.

Health and Safety Authority launches new work related stress campaign

The Health and Safety Authority has launched a new information campaign aimed at raising awareness of the damaging effects of work related stress. Work related stress is stress caused or made worse by work. It refers to situations where employees perceive their work in such a way that they have serious and on-going difficulty coping with day-to-day demands.

Daly raises farm safety concerns in the Seanad

Fianna Fáil Seanad Spokesperson on Agriculture, Senator Paul Daly, says a greater effort is needed by the Government to help promote farm safety across Ireland.

Prioritise safe driving for work this summer

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) accident data shows that during the past few years July has been the worst month for vehicle-related accidents at work.

Prioritise safe driving for work this summer

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The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) accident data shows that over the past few years July has been the worst month for vehicle related accidents at work.

Company fined after fatal accident at Corrib Gas Tunnel site

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On Tuesday in the Castlebar Circuit Criminal Court, Judge Rory McCabe imposed a fine of €300,000 on Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG. The company, Wayss & Freytag Ingenieurbau AG, pleaded guilty to an offence under Section 12 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, contrary to Section 77(2) and Regulation 31(b) of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, 2007.

Galway farms targeted as part of health and safety checks

Inspectors from the Health and Safety Authority are carrying out spot checks on Galway farms this month in a bid to reduce the number of accidents causing injury and death.

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