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Bon Secours Hospital first hospital in Ireland to receive ISO certification for its clinical sterile service department
A local private hospital with a “very robust” and “mature management system” is the first hospital in Ireland to receive ISO certification for its clinical sterile service department.
As economic conditions start to improve, Westmeath companies, like many other businesses across Ireland, are seeing the benefit of investing in standards, says NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland), who have announced registration numbers to a range of standards including quality, environmental, and occupational health and safety. The figures show that over twenty-eight Westmeath based companies are registered to NSAI standards, as they aim to increase their competitive advantage and thrive in key industries.
A and T Printing, Colas Group, Galway Turkeys, MAPs Ltd and the Marine Institute / Foras na Mara were among 40 private and public sector organisations to receive awards this week from the Minister of State for Small Business, Mr John Perry TD.
The recent horsemeat issue highlights how easily business reputations and consumer confidence can be damaged or lost, and further reinforces the high value for companies of having standards in place for products and services.
County Galway-based companies Ability West and the Coffey Group were among the 49 private and public sector organisations receiving awards last week from the Minister of State for Small Business, Mr John Perry T.D. The County Galway based companies joined the likes of the international telecommunications company Vodafone and the state’s Forensic Science Laboratory in achieving certified levels of excellence under a range of headings.
Four Kilkenny students were among a group of nearly 300 young adults from across the world who attended the ‘Albert Schweitzer’s Leadership for Life’ (ASLFL) conference last week.
The National Standards Authority of Ireland in conjunction with the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, has launched a revised standard for bottled (or packaged) water to reflect recent changes in European and national legislation on food hygiene and traceability requirements.
The old cliché that your home is your castle has even greater resonance today as people try harder than ever to hold on to their properties.
Summer has arrived! And for all its pleasant pastimes like beach, lake, and river visits, barbecues, cycling, and outdoor activities, hospitals see the usual seasonal spike in children's attendance in their A&E departments. Maurice Buckley, CEO, NSAI said that “in order to make sure you and your children enjoy this summer as accident free as is possible, we would like to offer some top tips on safety to parents and Irish consumers.”
Given the current economic climate, business owners and managers are wondering what risks may lie ahead, and how to identify and manage them. But rather than focusing on risk as a negative, they should consider risks as opportunities. Risk is good for any organisation because without it there is no reward or progress. Properly implemented risk management is as much about identifying opportunities as potential losses.