Machinery Safety

01Jun 2017

According to the Irish Health and Safety Authority, Forklift Trucks (FLTs) are among the most dangerous of all vehicle types operated in the workplace. It is thought that in many cases of workplace injury involving Forklift Trucks, there may have been complacency about the dangers of operating Forklift Trucks. Because they are so commonly used […]

02May 2017

Near Miss or Workplace Accident? A life saved is an invaluable gift to all concerned.   Reflecting upon this year’s National Workers Memorial Day and indeed absorbing the words of wisdom from the HSA’s CEO Mr. Martin O’ Hallaron, I feel it necessary to mention to and indeed to remind all business owners of the […]

27Jul 2014

The Irish Injuries Board recently reported that activities involving the use of machinery in the workplace are accounting for a very high number of serious personal injuries. In 2013 alone, it was noted that 10% of all workplace claims were attributed to incidents involving the use of machinery. These included crush injuries, loss of digits, […]