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#Health and Safety

# 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

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

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.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Pizza Hut ‘embarrassed’ after district manager caught urinating in sink Caught Rapid

# health-and-safety - Monday 6 January, 2014

46 people killed in workplace accidents last year

The HSA said it was particularly concerned about the deaths of four children on farms in 2013.

# health-and-safety - Friday 27 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Pigeons and toilets rolls among weirdest causes of fires in 2013 Flamin Nora

Pigeons and toilets rolls among weirdest causes of fires in 2013

London Fire Brigade has revealed the reasons behind some bizarre call outs.

# health-and-safety - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Man ejected from Slade gig after his dancing was deemed a 'safety risk' Merry Xmas Everybody

Man ejected from Slade gig after his dancing was deemed a 'safety risk'

Daz Bishop says this is the first time he’s been kicked out of a gig for Dancing.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Extra ambulance and staff added to Newcastle Hospital after closure of St Columcille’s A&E

Newcastle Hospital in Wicklow has had extra staff and an ambulance added following the closure of the emergency unit in Loughlinstown.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Transparency in medical negligence cases could save the health system millions

Yesterday’s conference on medical negligence was told the health service could save millions if the traditional deny and defend policy was replaced.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 3 November, 2013

HSA warn against workplace accidents due to 48 people dying last year

The Health and Safety Authority said so far this year 38 people have lost their lives in accidents at work.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation

To date only one company, Primark, has provided financial support to survivors and has called on other brands to follow suit

# health-and-safety - Friday 18 October, 2013

How much could an accident in the workplace cost you?

And more importantly – how can they be prevented?

# health-and-safety - Sunday 13 October, 2013

How often do radioactive materials go missing in Ireland?

The Radiological Protection Institute tells us more about the stolen lightning preventers, what they are and when the last time radioactive materials were stolen.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Court defers sentencing Wicklow County Council over firemen deaths

Wicklow County Council pleaded guilty to three criminal charges related to the deaths of two firemen in Bray in 2007.

# health-and-safety - Monday 29 July, 2013

Company fined for breaching health and safety laws after tragic incident

The case arose after an accident in which a bus carrying students flipped onto its roof, resulting in the death of a teenager.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths

The council was on trial for the deaths of two firefighters in a blaze that broke out in a disused building in Bray six years ago.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 23 May, 2013

'Extremely' poor quality materials caused Bangladesh factory collapse

A government report found that two floors had been added illegally and the ground it was built on had been a body of water, filled with rubbish.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Man sticks finger into table saw to prove his invention works Safety First This post contains videos

Man sticks finger into table saw to prove his invention works

Can you handle watching what happened next? Okay then…

# health-and-safety - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Column: I'd give my heart and soul to never have heard the words 'Priory Hall'

The residents evacuated from Priory Hall are the only people who have paid in any way for the problems uncovered in the buidling, writes Alison Doyle.

# health-and-safety - Monday 6 May, 2013

Farmers' health and safety group "could save lives"

When a group of farmers realised that health and safety was a big issue on their farms, they took things into their own hands – and won an award for their work.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 28 April, 2013

"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone" Agri Accidents This post contains videos

"One moment off-balance and my leg was gone"

Farmers involved in agricultural accidents tell their stories to warn others of work hazards.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Sean 'Diddy' Combs urged to act after Bangladesh factory fire

Activists want the rapper to campaign for safer conditions at clothing factories in Bangladesh, one of which burned down at the weekend killing 110 staff.

# health-and-safety - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween

Alan Shatter has outlined additional measures being taken to tackle anti-social behaviour on Halloween.

# health-and-safety - Monday 29 October, 2012

How safe is your workplace?

Even if you work in an office, you could be at risk of health and safety issues. The CEO of the Health and Safety Authority tells us more.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Tyrone farmer killed in farm accident

The industry in Northern Ireland has seen a growing number of fatalities in recent years.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Interview: ‘My husband died five years ago but nothing has changed’ Read Me This post contains images

Interview: ‘My husband died five years ago but nothing has changed’

Mary Murray, wife of one of the Bray fire men who lost their lives in a blaze five years ago says men who risk their lives are heroes.

# health-and-safety - Thursday 28 June, 2012

7 tips for staying safe on the roads during this morning's floods

The worst of the rain seems to have passed – but the roads still present many hazards for motorists this morning.

# health-and-safety - Friday 1 June, 2012

Got a crutch? The HSE won't take it but Jack and Jill will

For health and safety reasons the HSE won’t re-use crutches, so the Jack and Jill Foundation wants you to donate your old ones for scrap aluminium.

# health-and-safety - Saturday 12 May, 2012

A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving

International survey shows that up to 20 per cent admit to having changed their clothes while behind the wheel.

# health-and-safety - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Priory Hall residents unanimously agree to resolution process

The residents of the Priory Hall apartment complex have unanimously agreed to participate in a proposed resolution process chaired by Supreme Court judge Justice Joseph Finnegan.

# health-and-safety - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene

Emails show that Taoiseach says he will pass matter onto Phil Hogan – but Minister Hogan won’t meet with residents.