Manual Handling Training

Manual Handling Training

& the Law

Manual Handling Training is covered under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, Part 2, Chapter 4.  The first thing to consider is just what exactly constitutes manual handling training.  The definition given in the regulations states that manual handling means:
“any transporting or supporting of a […]

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Occupational First Aid

Business Safety are delighted to announce that we now offer occupational first aid training courses in Dublin and Cork. Our next public occupational first aid training course will be held at the following locations:

Dublin: 4th, 11th, 18th September 2012
Cork: 25th – 27th September 2012.

Our Occupational First Aid courses are run by FETAC accredited trainers and certificates are issued by Business […]

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Safety Statement Template

Safety Statement Template –
Question:  Is it enough just to have a safety statement?

Answer:  No.

At Business Safety, we are frequently asked whether we can provide a Safety Statement Template for someone looking to put their own safety statement together.  Whilst there is nothing inherently wrong with using a template as a starting point, it must be borne […]

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June Seminars: Introduction to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001

Business Safety are running a series of seminars on implementing and integrating ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 in June 2012. The aim of these seminars is to provide delegates with:

A basic overview of the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
An understanding that these systems can be readily integrated, and
The opportunity to question management […]

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Skip Hire company prosecuted

Fines totalling €20,000 were handed down to Derry White Skip Hire Ltd and one of its Directors, Mr. Derry White, by Judge Carl Moran in the Limerick Circuit Court on 7th February 2012.

The case arose following an accident in 2009 when one of the company’s employees, Jason Dunleavy, had his left arm amputated by […]

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