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ACCIDENT STATISTICS

Fatal injuries in 2017/18

The HSE has published its annual report summarising workplace fatal injuries recorded over the last year. What do the results tell us about workplace risks and accident trends? More...

ACCIDENTS AND INCIDENTS

Production up, accidents up

ELECTRICAL SAFETY

Are cables dead or live?

An electrician lost his life when a cable he assumed to be isolated and safe was in fact carrying a current. What made him think that the cable posed no risk and how can you prevent a similar incident? More...

WORKING HOURS

How long is too long?

In a recent case, an employer was found responsible for the death of one of their employees after he’d worked four 17-hour days back-to-back. What could this decision mean for you? More...

CONTROL MEASURES

Multiple failings

An HSE prosecution of a plastics company has just highlighted numerous failings which resulted in the death of an employee. What happened and what can you learn from this particular case? More...

WORKPLACE FATALITY

A deadly situation!

Hopefully you’ll never experience a workplace fatality, but if you do, who would arrive at your site and who should you inform of the incident? Why not use our guide to dealing with the situation? More...

NEWS - WORKPLACE TRANSPORT

Being seen and heard

Following another recent site vehicle fatality, the HSE released a statement that suggests wearing hi-visibility clothing could have prevented the accident. When should hi-visibility clothing be worn and are there better options available? More...

BUSINESS GROWTH

Whatever you do, don’t say that!

An Irish waste management company was fined following the death of one of their employees. What made the court take a harsher line than they might have and how can you avoid following suit? More...
Last updated: 14.12.2018

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