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Dublin: 21 °C Sunday 24 June, 2018

#Health and Safety

# health-and-safety - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Galway clean-up groups say they're concerned about 'which roads they'll be allowed to clean'

Voluntary groups are not permitted to work on roads with traffic volumes greater than 1000 vehicles per day.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Man dies suddenly in workplace incident at Dublin Port

Gardaí are investigating the death of the man.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Bakery says it dismissed worker for making chewing gum 'stick man'

The worker claimed in the Labour Court that this wasn’t the real reason for his dismissal.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Firefighters vote no confidence in two senior officials in wake of Ballymun high-rise fire

Siptu said questions have been raised about how the fire jumped downwards two floors and called for stronger risk assessment procedures.

# health-and-safety - Monday 20 November, 2017

Gardaí in Sligo are refusing to operate from their station

GRA members say there are serious health and safety issues at the station.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Concerns raised after residents left for hours without breakfast at disability centre

14 incidents of potential abuse have been identified at Stewarts Care in Dublin.

# health-and-safety - Monday 25 September, 2017

Coffee shops that reward customers with reusable cups advised to refuse dirty ones

An environmentalist has advised that coffee chains should give a 20-cent discount to customers who have reusable cups – but implementing that isn’t entirely straightforward.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Man (20s) dies in workplace incident on Monaghan mushroom farm

Two others were taken to hospital, but neither are believed to be in a critical condition.

# health-and-safety - Monday 11 September, 2017

Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals

The Health and Safety Authority has today launched a nationwide inspection campaign.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

Half of the fatalities last year involved self-employed people.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Company fined €750,000 over Killarney hotel lift that fell three floors

All five had been guests at a wedding.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Inspector says 'an awful lot' of bouncy castles haven't been safety-checked

Bouncy castles are one of many holiday-related items people are being warned to ensure they are safety-certified.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Company fined €300,000 over death of worker at Corrib gas tunnel

He received fatal head injuries when a pipe he was working under collapsed on top of him.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Some simple steps can make the most dangerous job in Ireland a little safer

Sometimes it’s even a matter of just getting someone to help.

# health-and-safety - Friday 17 February, 2017

Tesco painted over pedestrian crossing after complaints about safety during strike

Mandate Trade Union has called on Tesco to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Topshop removes display barriers from Irish stores after boy (10) dies from head injuries in UK

The youngster died in an incident involving the units.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Gardaí will be legally entitled to rest breaks under new legislation

Gardaí who had worked eight hour shifts, without any breaks, while on witness protection duty brought the challenge against the ban.

# health-and-safety - Monday 7 November, 2016

Bin company may stop collecting rubbish bags in Dublin for 'health and safety reasons'

A number of incidents involving syringes in bin bags has given waste company Greyhound pause for thought.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Staff unable to serve breakfast as normal due to Oberstown industrial action

Members of Siptu and Impact are taking the action today.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 1 May, 2016

33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets

The poisoning is thought to have been an accident.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Needles, stabbings and attacks... so why doesn't Dublin have its own transport police?

“It’s only a matter of time before someone gets killed or stabbed.”

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Dublin Bus drivers to ditch Port Tunnel if they can't listen to their radios

Last week Dublin Bus announced “zero tolerance” measures which will see drivers disciplined for using electronic devices, including FM radios, while driving.

# health-and-safety - Friday 19 February, 2016

Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming

They had argued the move would destroy the industry.

# health-and-safety - Friday 13 November, 2015

'Pure luck no one was killed': Drivers concerned about safety after wheel falls off Dublin bus

Dublin Bus has said maintenance controllers regularly carry out checks on buses.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Suspected rat sighting forces plane to turn around

The Air India flight to Milan was forced to return to New Delhi.

# health-and-safety - Friday 3 July, 2015

You're literally risking life and limb if you do this

Young people have been seen jumping from four storeys up in Dublin’s Grand Canal Dock.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Cork gardaí working in stations infested with rats

The Justice Minister was recently asked about the health and safety issues at Glanmire and Macroom stations.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 14 May, 2015

You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over

And less likely during the recession.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Man (40) killed in farming accident in Cork

The accident happened at 7.20pm last night.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 20 December, 2014

"We won't be moving," say residents told to leave their homes a week before Christmas

Their landlord has gone into receivership and the receiver says there are health and safety concerns.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths

Here’s what happened to the Higgins family when they lost their “adorable, beautiful” son James.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors

Under new rules. farmers will be able to be prosecuted for a number of offences.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Kite surfer forced to swim long distance back to shore after equipment failure

Howth Coast Guard received a 999 call at 6pm yesterday.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From Business ETC Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft Blu Bar

Community service for bar director after employee crushed in lift shaft

A director and a shareholder of the company were sentenced in court today over the incident

# health-and-safety - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From The42 Páirc Uí Chaoimh capacity boosted ahead of Munster hurling final Health And Safety

Páirc Uí Chaoimh capacity boosted ahead of Munster hurling final

36,646 people will be hosted at the Cork ground for the Rebels’ clash with Limerick.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Tattoo and piercing industry regulation under review - because there's none right now

Businesses must adhere to health and safety rules, but there is nothing specifically tailored for the industry.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From The42 Whatever became of the UCD athletic track? Off Track This post contains videos

Whatever became of the UCD athletic track?

Following the closure of one of the college’s most famous landmarks in November 2011, promises to replace it have continually gone unanswered since.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

From The42 England's World Cup hotel fined for 'not providing condoms to guests' Safety First

England's World Cup hotel fined for 'not providing condoms to guests'

Rio de Janeiro’s Royal Tulip has incurred the wrath of the Brazilian consumer protection agency.

# health-and-safety - Friday 9 May, 2014

No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest

Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaughnessy died when called to a factory fire in 2007.

# health-and-safety - Monday 28 April, 2014

'Shocking number' of bookies robberies sparks concern for lone workers

There have been 569 robberies in betting shops across the country in the last three years.

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