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#Health and Safety

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tattoo and piercing industry regulation under review - because there's none right now Guidelines

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie No blame attached as verdict delivered in Bray fire death inquest Wicklow

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shocking number' of bookies robberies sparks concern for lone workers Safety

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 46 people killed in workplace accidents last year Accidents

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.

Pigeons and toilets rolls among weirdest causes of fires in 2013

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Extra ambulance and staff added to Newcastle Hospital after closure of St Columcille’s A&E Loughlinstown Hospital

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.

From TheJournal.ie Transparency in medical negligence cases could save the health system millions Patient Safety

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.

From TheJournal.ie HSA warn against workplace accidents due to 48 people dying last year Health And Safety

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.

From TheJournal.ie Many Bangladesh factory collapse victims still waiting on compensation Factory Workers

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

From TheJournal.ie How much could an accident in the workplace cost you? Sponsored By HSA

How much could an accident in the workplace cost you?

And more importantly – how can they be prevented?

From TheJournal.ie How often do radioactive materials go missing in Ireland? Danger

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.

From TheJournal.ie Court defers sentencing Wicklow County Council over firemen deaths Courts

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.

From TheJournal.ie Company fined for breaching health and safety laws after tragic incident Court

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.

From TheJournal.ie Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths Bray

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely' poor quality materials caused Bangladesh factory collapse Bangladesh

'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.

From TheJournal.ie 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…

From TheJournal.ie Column: I'd give my heart and soul to never have heard the words 'Priory Hall' Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers' health and safety group "could save lives" RISKY BUSINESS

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.

From TheJournal.ie "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.

From TheJournal.ie Sean 'Diddy' Combs urged to act after Bangladesh factory fire Bangladesh

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.

From TheJournal.ie Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween Halloween

Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween

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

From TheJournal.ie How safe is your workplace? Health And Safety

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tyrone farmer killed in farm accident Farming

Tyrone farmer killed in farm accident

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

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 7 tips for staying safe on the roads during this morning's floods Road Safety

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.

From TheJournal.ie Got a crutch? The HSE won't take it but Jack and Jill will CRUTCHES WANTED

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.

From TheJournal.ie A quarter of motorists groom themselves while driving Primp My Ride

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.

From TheJournal.ie Priory Hall residents unanimously agree to resolution process Priory Hall

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.

From TheJournal.ie Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene Priory Hall

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.

From TheJournal.ie High Court orders closure of Seamus O’Connell’s Cork restaurant Food Safety

High Court orders closure of Seamus O’Connell’s Cork restaurant

The owner of the high-profile Ivory Tower had been ignoring a closure order from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland – so the authority took him to court today.

WATCH: NBC anchor keeps cool while fire alarm interrupts broadcast

Brian Williams doesn’t do panic. Brian Williams doesn’t do interruptions. Brian Williams doesn’t oblige by health and safety guidelines.

From TheJournal.ie Worker injured at Mr Binman plant Injured

Worker injured at Mr Binman plant

The company confirmed that one of its employees has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following an incident at its Limerick facility.

From TheJournal.ie Girl gets €18k for funfair accident Courts

Girl gets €18k for funfair accident

Girl’s foot trapped as ride moves off without warning as she tried to alight.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am.

From TheJournal.ie Breast milk ice cream seized over safety concerns Baby Gaga

Breast milk ice cream seized over safety concerns

The controversial Baby Gaga ice cream went on sale in a parlour in London’s Covent Garden.