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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.

Forty six people lose their lives due to workplace accidents

Official figures released this week by the Health and Safety Authority, show that there were 46 people killed in work-related accidents during 2013, compared to 48 in 2012.

Forty six people lose their lives due to workplace accidents

Official figures released this week by the Health and Safety Authority, show that there were 46 people killed in work-related accidents during 2013, compared to 48 in 2012.

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

With the summer holidays now under way for thousands of students around the country, the Health and Safety Authority is urging employers to be extra vigilant when it comes to taking on young workers for the summer.

One workplace death in Mayo in 2012

Official figures released yesterday (Thursday, January 3) by the Health and Safety Authority show that there was a 13 per cent reduction in the number of workplace deaths during 2012. There were 47 people killed in workplace accidents last year compared to 54 in 2011 with just one occurring in County Mayo.

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.

‘Morning After’ campaign for Christmas launched

Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar, has lent his support to the launch of the drinkaware.ie/Road Safety Authority ‘Morning After’ campaign for Christmas. With the recent arrival of the new lower drink-driving limits, it has never been more important to remember the morning after.

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.

O’ Hanrahan takes the plunge after years of footwork in the Thomastown Electoral Area

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Joey O’ Hanrahan has finally decided to follow his heart and put himself forward for election for Kilkenny County Council although he has a verbal pre-nup promising his wife that he would never do it!

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