10th Jan 2020 Director General, Tom Parlon responding to recent Health and Safety Authority statistics:
3rd Dec 2019 Susan O’Mara with Milestone Advisory explains some of the available income protection options that will give more security up to retirement.
28th Nov 2019 Joe O'Dwyer, Health and Safety Manager with Collen Construction writes about the company's 'Minding Mental Health' programme.
12th Nov 2019 Former Health & Safety and Fire Life Safety Consultant, Shane Lannon of Azon, talks about the discussion around mental health in the workplace and how Health & Safety professionals could play a part. Previously, I spoke about the progression of Health & Safety from a tick the...
25th Oct 2019 The focus of the final day of Construction Safety Week 2019 is on working safety with hazardous substances, and more specially, to ‘take care with chemicals.
24th Oct 2019 The theme of the 4th day of Construction Safety Week is around ‘Vehicle Risk and Safety in Lifting Operations’ with the slogan ‘Always look, listen and signal’.
23rd Oct 2019 Virtual reality can provide valuable insights into workers’ behaviour during emergency evacuations and may improve safety awareness, new research funded by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health has shown.
23rd Oct 2019 Construction Safety Week Day 3 focus is on Working at Height, which unfortunately, continues to be the causal factor for fatalities and serious injury nationwide, not only in construction but in other workplaces such as in industry, in agriculture and persons at home.
23rd Oct 2019 Construction Safety Week Day 2 focus is on Working Safely with Electricity, which includes a clear message to all construction personnel to ‘check before you dig’, which relates to the importance of liaising with the respective utility service provider in advance of undertaking works in near...
22nd Oct 2019 Research shows up to half of construction accidents in the UK have a connection to the design of the building, highlighting the importance of improving designers’ knowledge of hazards and designing safety into developments from the outset of projects.