Tag Archives: Health & Safety

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 […]

Do you have staff, workers or contractors working in Confined Spaces on behalf of your business? Perhaps you’re not 100% sure if you do? Think of any place including a vat, chamber, silo, pit, trench, pipe, sewer, flue, well, ductwork, roof spaces, basements, or even a small enclosed room with limited exits, where there may […]

Having a passion for what you do makes getting up for work every morning so much easier. So to I believe is knowing that you are going to work in a safe, well organised and well structured workplace. A fantastic example of this is something I came across as part of a university research project […]

In the April 2015 issue of the Health and Safety Review (HSR) magazine, it was noted that in 2013, there was in increase of 10% across the board in workplace fires. Documented high risk areas are as follows: Outside Storage                                 414 Fires Farm Buildings                                  193 Fires Warehouses                                       154 Fires Factories                                             105 Fires Evidence notes over […]