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Three safety statement FAQs
In the early days of setting up your business, there are a whole range of Is to be dotted, Ts to be crossed and procedures to be formalised to comply with the appropriate regulations and legislation. A safety statement is one such document which both employers and the self-employed in Ireland […]
Business Safety help Kilkenny firm achieve ISO 9001 certification.
Business Safety recently assisted Kilkenny-based fresh flowers distribution company “Living Colours” to gain certification to ISO 9001. Managing Director, Sherlock Foley sought certification as a means of demonstrating to his clients his commitment to providing high-quality product.
The project commenced in August 2012 and culminated with Living […]
Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013
New Construction Safety Regulations have been published and will come into effect from 01 June 2013. The new regulations mean homeowners will have duties regarding contractor selection, and in the case of more complex projects, to appoint a Project Supervisor for the Design Stage, Project Supervisor for the […]
Farm Fatalities Remain High in 2012
To date, the HSA website shows that 18 people have been killed on Irish farms compared to 22 people who were killed on Irish farms during 2011. To put this in perspective, in 2007 at the tail end of the construction boom, 18 people were killed in construction works […]
According to an article in the November edition of Health & Safety Review, speaking at a recent ceremony at which 15 companies were presented with OHSAS 18001 certificates, Chief Executive Martin O’Halloran said that the HSA found that 80% of failures are attributable to management.
This statement by the HSA Chief Executive confirms what has […]