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From TheJournal.ie HSA to carry out safety inspection blitz on quarries Workplace Safety

HSA to carry out safety inspection blitz on quarries

More than 50 quarries across the country will be inspected next week.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil takes aim at funfairs ahead of summer holidays Safety

Fianna Fáil takes aim at funfairs ahead of summer holidays

The Health and Safety Funfair Amendment Bill looks to further regulate funfairs.

From TheJournal.ie Concern at increasing levels of 'aggression, threats and violence' towards barristers Safety

Concern at increasing levels of 'aggression, threats and violence' towards barristers

The Bar Council is calling for an increased garda presence at courts and for screening facilities to be installed at all courthouses.

From TheJournal.ie 'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses Safety Campaign This post contains videos

'Seconds could change your life': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

Two pedestrians died after being struck by trams in separate incidents earlier this year.

From The42 Hendrick strike helps Burnley all but secure Premier League status with draw at Chelsea Safety

Hendrick strike helps Burnley all but secure Premier League status with draw at Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri’s side failed to capitalise on defeats suffered by their top four rivals this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Boeing CEO stands by 'fundamental safety' of 737 MAX jets following Ethiopian Airlines report Plane Crash

Boeing CEO stands by 'fundamental safety' of 737 MAX jets following Ethiopian Airlines report

‘We remain confident in the fundamental safety of the 737 MAX,’ CEO Muilenburg said. .

From TheJournal.ie All cars sold after 2022 must have speed-limiting technology, EU says Road Safety

All cars sold after 2022 must have speed-limiting technology, EU says

It is part of a string of new measures proposed by the EU to help improve road safety.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach on suspicious package: 'Come after us, don't come after our staff or families' Department Of Health

Taoiseach on suspicious package: 'Come after us, don't come after our staff or families'

The white powder in the envelope addressed to the Health Minister was confirmed to be non-hazardous.

From TheJournal.ie Patient dies after falling from fourth-floor window at Mater Hospital Dublin

Patient dies after falling from fourth-floor window at Mater Hospital

Gardaí are investigating the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Perspex glass and a dedicated garda team: What taxi drivers want after robberies by west Dublin gang Taxi

Perspex glass and a dedicated garda team: What taxi drivers want after robberies by west Dublin gang

A number of taxi drivers have been recently targeted.

From TheJournal.ie Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop Blanchardstown

Woman stabbed at 'isolated, unlit' Dublin bus stop

The woman’s handbag was stolen during the incident.

From TheJournal.ie OPINION: Don't let your dog greet trick-or-treaters and other tips to keep your pet stress-free Halloween This post contains videos

OPINION: Don't let your dog greet trick-or-treaters and other tips to keep your pet stress-free

Una O’Toole of the Irish Blue Cross talks us through some ways you can safeguard your pets this Halloween.

From TheJournal.ie Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month Breakdown

Farm deaths: Cork most fatal county and July most dangerous month

Over the past eight years, the most dangerous months for farm deaths in Ireland have been May, June and July.

From TheJournal.ie Toyota recalls nearly 2,000 cars due to potential airbag fault Toyota-l Recall

Toyota recalls nearly 2,000 cars due to potential airbag fault

The recall affects Corolla and Auris models.

From TheJournal.ie Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests? On The Way

Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests?

Even if you don’t drive them, driverless cars could be part of your driving test.

From TheJournal.ie Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members A Safe Space

Kids call Childline upset after playing over-18s video games with family members

There is also concern about children talking to strangers online when they play these games.

From TheJournal.ie Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock Water Safety

Planning to take a dip? Despite warm weather Irish waters cool enough to trigger cold water shock

Irish waters rarely exceed 15C according to the RNLI and the Irish Coast Guard.

From TheJournal.ie Two influencers to return road safety campaign fees after wearing seatbelts incorrectly Under Arm

Two influencers to return road safety campaign fees after wearing seatbelts incorrectly

The RSA used 10 influencers in a campaign last year – but won’t be using any this year.

From TheJournal.ie Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row Road Safety

Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row

The European Commission released the statistics for 2017 this week.

From TheJournal.ie All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash Driver Safety

All new cars in Ireland to be equipped to dial emergency services if you crash

eCall is a new life-saving technology which will be fitted to all new cars from today.

From TheJournal.ie Unarmed gardaí posted outside the homes of gangland targets having safety reviewed Hutch-Kinahan

Unarmed gardaí posted outside the homes of gangland targets having safety reviewed

There have been calls to introduce tasers for rank-and-file officers.

From TheJournal.ie Cork three-year-old waiting for wheelchair forced to spend time on the ground on all fours Killeagh

Cork three-year-old waiting for wheelchair forced to spend time on the ground on all fours

His parents say that his dignity and safety are compromised daily.

From TheJournal.ie Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast Big Freeze

Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast

Salt supplies are stocked up at off-peak time to ensure Ireland is always ready to tackle icy roads.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous' Be Warned

'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous'

Motorists are being urged to take to the road only in exceptional circumstances.

From TheJournal.ie 'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert Beast From The East

'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert

Lots of public transport will be stopping later this afternoon (if it hasn’t already).

From TheJournal.ie Security ramped up at Regency Hotel trial as Defence Forces form part of armed escort Safety

Security ramped up at Regency Hotel trial as Defence Forces form part of armed escort

Defence Forces and armed gardai in evidence at Courts of Criminal Justice today.

From TheJournal.ie How to buy the safest second-hand car on a €15k budget - and 3 models to see first Buying Advice

How to buy the safest second-hand car on a €15k budget - and 3 models to see first

We pick the cars that aced those safety tests.

From TheJournal.ie Has Ireland become a better place to live in recent years? Unpicking the 'Wellbeing of the Nation' CSO

Has Ireland become a better place to live in recent years? Unpicking the 'Wellbeing of the Nation'

The CSO says that the release of its survey yesterday is just the beginning in attempts to chart the wellbeing of the Irish nation.

From TheJournal.ie Warning issued about window blinds to help prevent tragic accidents Safety This post contains videos

Warning issued about window blinds to help prevent tragic accidents

Two children end up in US emergency departments every day due to accidents with window blinds.

From TheJournal.ie Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees Snow Patrol

Motorists warned to take extreme care as temperatures may dip to minus 8 degrees

A number of weather warning have been issued by Met Éireann.

From TheJournal.ie Driver arrested after car found on Luas tracks Road Safety

Driver arrested after car found on Luas tracks

Drivers are being warned to take care on the roads as freezing conditions are due to take hold tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí urge public to count the amount of offences they spot in new Luas safety video Luas

Gardaí urge public to count the amount of offences they spot in new Luas safety video

Gardaí today posted a video from inside the Luas as it travelled from Broombridge to Stephen’s Green.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about how residents would exit disability centre in event of fire Camphill

Concerns raised about how residents would exit disability centre in event of fire

While there were master keys to individual units at the centre, there was no clarity as to how these could be located in an emergency.

From TheJournal.ie How should I talk to my three-year-old son about 'bad people'? NO SECRETS

How should I talk to my three-year-old son about 'bad people'?

We want our kids to stay innocent – but we also want to prepare them. Where is the right balance, asks Chrissie Russell.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Fire Brigade to use drones 'extensively' in the run up to Halloween Bonfires

Dublin Fire Brigade to use drones 'extensively' in the run up to Halloween

It will also use a live feed showing bonfires and other incidents similar to the one used for Storm Ophelia.

From TheJournal.ie Major study finds HPV vaccine in women was not linked with 44 chronic diseases Evidence

Major study finds HPV vaccine in women was not linked with 44 chronic diseases

No other serious safety concerns were identified in the study of more than three million women.

From TheJournal.ie Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant' Red Warning

Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant'

Luke Donnelly from Stillorgan is a trained lifeguard, surfing teacher and is studying oceanography as part of his degree.

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of all abortions happening around the world every year are unsafe Abortion

Almost half of all abortions happening around the world every year are unsafe

Of the 55.7 million abortions that take place worldwide every year, 25.5 million are unsafe.

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 Coast Guard urges care along Atlantic coasts and cliffs due to wind alert Caution

Coast Guard urges care along Atlantic coasts and cliffs due to wind alert

Very high seas are also forecast for tomorrow night and Monday morning.

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