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#Health and Safety

From The42 Fitzgerald Stadium capacity reduced by over 6,000 for Kerry's Super 8s opener against Mayo Health And Safety

Fitzgerald Stadium capacity reduced by over 6,000 for Kerry's Super 8s opener against Mayo

The sides will meet in the crunch tie on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie 37 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2018 Health And Safety

37 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2018

Figures have revealed that work-related accidents hit an all-time low in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Deli worker who told bosses they'd stocked 'cake infested with worms' loses WRC claim Deli Dispute

Deli worker who told bosses they'd stocked 'cake infested with worms' loses WRC claim

The WRC found that the man had not been punished by the supermarket for raising health and safety concerns.

From The42 Uefa raise safety concerns over Wembley pitch ahead of Spurs' next CL game Life's A Pitch

Uefa raise safety concerns over Wembley pitch ahead of Spurs' next CL game

Tottenham face PSV next week and Uefa say they will inspect the playing surface on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Man who hit emergency stop button on machine, costing company €93,000, loses unfair dismissal case WRC

Man who hit emergency stop button on machine, costing company €93,000, loses unfair dismissal case

During an investigation, the man told his employer that he did not know that the emergency stop button was only to be used in actual emergencies.

From TheJournal.ie Recall: Over 2,000 drivers in Ireland warned about safety issue with their Dacia cars Total Recall

Recall: Over 2,000 drivers in Ireland warned about safety issue with their Dacia cars

It is the third time a major vehicle manufacturer has issued a recall in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Galway clean-up groups say they're concerned about 'which roads they'll be allowed to clean' New Rules

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies suddenly in workplace incident at Dublin Port Health And Safety

Man dies suddenly in workplace incident at Dublin Port

Gardaí are investigating the death of the man.

From TheJournal.ie Bakery says it dismissed worker for making chewing gum 'stick man' Brennans Bakery

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.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters vote no confidence in two senior officials in wake of Ballymun high-rise fire Fire Safety

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in Sligo are refusing to operate from their station Overcrowding

Gardaí in Sligo are refusing to operate from their station

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

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised after residents left for hours without breakfast at disability centre Inspection

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.

From TheJournal.ie Coffee shops that reward customers with reusable cups advised to refuse dirty ones Health And Safety

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man (20s) dies in workplace incident on Monaghan mushroom farm Emyvale

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.

From TheJournal.ie Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals Safety

Watchdog to target discount and hardware stores for banned hazardous chemicals

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

From TheJournal.ie Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland Health And Safety

Farmers account for most work-related deaths in Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie Company fined €750,000 over Killarney hotel lift that fell three floors Killarney

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

All five had been guests at a wedding.

From TheJournal.ie Inspector says 'an awful lot' of bouncy castles haven't been safety-checked Consumer Rights

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.

From TheJournal.ie Company fined €300,000 over death of worker at Corrib gas tunnel Health And Safety

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.

From TheJournal.ie Some simple steps can make the most dangerous job in Ireland a little safer Precautions

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco painted over pedestrian crossing after complaints about safety during strike TESCO STRIKE

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.

From TheJournal.ie Topshop removes display barriers from Irish stores after boy (10) dies from head injuries in UK Tragedy

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.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí will be legally entitled to rest breaks under new legislation Take A Break

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bin company may stop collecting rubbish bags in Dublin for 'health and safety reasons' Greyhound

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.

From TheJournal.ie Staff unable to serve breakfast as normal due to Oberstown industrial action Child Detention

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

Members of Siptu and Impact are taking the action today.

From TheJournal.ie 33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets Pakistan

33 people including 5 children die after eating poisoned sweets

The poisoning is thought to have been an accident.

From TheJournal.ie Needles, stabbings and attacks... so why doesn't Dublin have its own transport police? More Protection Needed?

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.”

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Bus drivers to ditch Port Tunnel if they can't listen to their radios Health And Safety

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.

From TheJournal.ie Porn stars will not have to wear condoms or goggles while filming Health And Safety

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

They had argued the move would destroy the industry.

From TheJournal.ie 'Pure luck no one was killed': Drivers concerned about safety after wheel falls off Dublin bus Health And Safety

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Suspected rat sighting forces plane to turn around Health And Safety

Suspected rat sighting forces plane to turn around

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

From TheJournal.ie You're literally risking life and limb if you do this Grand Canal Dock

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.

From TheJournal.ie Cork gardaí working in stations infested with rats Rat Trap

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.

From TheJournal.ie You're LESS likely to get injured in work now the Celtic Tiger is over Health And Safety

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

And less likely during the recession.

From TheJournal.ie Man (40) killed in farming accident in Cork Mourneabbey

Man (40) killed in farming accident in Cork

The accident happened at 7.20pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie "We won't be moving," say residents told to leave their homes a week before Christmas Bellharbour

"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.

From TheJournal.ie Heart-breaking new video shows the devastating effect of farm deaths James Higgins

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.

From TheJournal.ie Children under 7 to be banned from tractors New Rules

Children under 7 to be banned from tractors

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

From TheJournal.ie Kite surfer forced to swim long distance back to shore after equipment failure Dollymount Beach

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

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