Tag: Construction Health & Safety

CWHT Health Screening in your Workplace

CWHT Health Screening

Construction Workers Health Trust (CWHT) has launched a new CWHT Health Screening initiative to encourage contractors in the industry to register directly with them for the purpose of providing all of their workers with a bi-annual health check in the workplace. Ask any safety officer what they do in relation to health, and you’re immediately […]

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Do you have one of these guys in your work place?

Ayrton Group

Ayrton Group’s ‘catchy’ video highlights construction site risks Hats off to the team at Ayrton Group who have released a catchy musical video to highlight safety risks on construction sites. With a fresh take on an extremely serious subject the Ayrton Group’s video takes a ‘tongue in cheek’ look at safety in the workplace, with […]

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Shoes for Crews issue voluntary product recall

Shoes for Crews

How to return affected Shoes for Crews products The Health and Safety Authority advises that a voluntary product recall of the following safety footwear under the brand Shoes for Crews. Products: Alaskan II/Alaskan 2; Aramis (black and white); Colt Light/Lite, Defense; Guard; Luigi Light/Lite (black and white); Mario Light/Lite (black and white); Portos (black and […]

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HSA targets 4,000 construction site investigations in 2017

construction site investigations

Minister for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen TD and HSA CEO Martin O’Halloran Health and Safety Authority “Programme of Work for 2017” launched The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has published its ‘Programme of Work for 2017’ providing details of planned actions, priorities and inspection targets for the year. These include 4,000 Irish construction […]

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CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4

CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4

CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4 – Mobile Plant & Vehicle Safety – Your Move It’s Day Four of CIF Constriction Safety Week and the focus switches to Mobile Plant & Vehicle Safety After falls, the most common reason for fatal or serious accidents in the construction industry are incidents with mobile plant and […]

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Construction Safety Week 2016 – Mind Our Workers

Construction Safety Week

Today in Irish Construction Safety Week 2016 the focus switches to Mental Health. The Construction Industry Federation  and Pieta House joint initiative entitled Mind Our Workers is a campaign aimed at raising awareness of suicide and mental health issues throughout the construction sector. Suicide and mental health are two of the most important issues in Ireland. […]

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