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22 February 2018
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What can be done to reduce Violence towards Teaching Staff in the Education Sector?

22 February 2018, Comments 0

  A worrying trend has recently emerged regarding the mistreatment of staff within the education sector, with more than half having suffered a violent […]


12 February 2018
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Workplace Ill Treatment Statistics From The Irish Workplace Behaviour Survey

12 February 2018, Comments 0

National University of Ireland Galway recently conducted a survey to find out the level of workplace ill treatment that was experienced, witnessed or perpetrated […]


5 February 2018
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A rise in Sexual Harassment at the Workplace

5 February 2018, Comments 0

  According to (Citizens Advice 2018) Sexual harassment is defined as “unwanted behavior of a sexual nature resulting in violating an individual’s dignity and […]


25 January 2018
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Slurry & Farm Safety – 7 Top Tips

25 January 2018, Comments 0

Between October to January the spreading of organic manure, like slurry, is prohibited within Irish farms. This period of time the risk of nutrient […]


18 January 2018
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Fatality statistics by HSA reveal the dangers suffered by older workers

18 January 2018, Comments 0

Advancements in medicine and overall improvement in quality of lifestyle has increased life expectancy, which has subsequently increased the number of older workers. The […]


28 November 2017
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Safety factors to consider when working with moving machinery.

28 November 2017, Comments 0

As the Industrial Revolution progressed, so did our use of heavy machinery as tools. Machines are now a vital asset to many organisations and […]


16 November 2017
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Stress – UK’s biggest work-related ill health

16 November 2017, Comments 0

Latest figures realised by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), states that 25.7 million working days were lost due to work-related ill health in […]


4 October 2017
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33% rise in workplace fatalities in Northern Ireland

4 October 2017, Comments 0

Workplace fatalities and major injuries are the biggest cause for concern when it comes to protecting the safety of employees at work. A recently […]


15 September 2017
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5 Ways to Prevent Fork Lift Overturns

15 September 2017, Comments 0

The Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA) conducts a month long safety campaign every September in order to raise  awareness towards the dangers of fork […]


11 August 2017
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Why use a monitored personal alarm protection service while working alone?

11 August 2017, Comments 0

Although there are many risks associated with lone working, it can still be perfectly safe to work alone, as long as necessary steps are […]