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To mark ‘World Day for Health & Safety at Work’ InjuriesBoard.ie, published a review of workplace accidents in 2011 that shows compensation totalling €22.5million (2010: €25.1million) was awarded in respect of 830 (2010: 889 awards) personal injury workplace claims nationally. In Galway, €1,049,984 (2010: €727,813) was awarded in respect of 32 (2010: 29 awards) personal injury workplace claims.
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.
A manual handling and patient handling course will be held in the IWA centre, Logmore.
At the launch of the Irish Cancer Society’s Lung Cancer Awareness campaign 2012, the society has expressed concern at a recent report which shows lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the biggest cause of cancer death in women in Ireland for the first time. This year the society is encouraging everyone to Look After Your Lungs, know how best to prevent lung cancer, know the signs and symptoms and if you are concerned, go to your GP.
An information evening for men living with cancer will take place at the Harlequin Hotel, Castlebar from 7.45pm to 10.30pm on November 24.
The HSE West is to implement actions to reduce daily absenteeism figure across all sites and all services in HSE West, which currently stands at five per cent, to a reduced 3.5 per cent rate.
Bee Green Dry Cleaners officially launched its environmentally friendly brand to the Irish market this week. Established by the Langan family from Westport, Bee Green is the only 100 per cent green dry cleaners in Ireland, using biodegradable cleaning solutions which are non-allergenic, non-irritating, and odour free.
Bee Green Dry Cleaners officially launched its environmentally friendly brand to the Irish market on Tuesday at its Briarhill Shopping Centre branch. The Langan family were joined by Mayor of Galway City Cllr. Mike Crowe and members of the Galway business community to mark this event. Bee Green is the only 100 per cent green dry cleaners in Ireland, using biodegradable detergents which are non-allergenic, non-irritating and odour free.
HSE staff from community, mental health and disability services and Mayo General Hospital got together recently to take part in a major emergency exercise based on the scenario of a fire at a night club in Castlebar.