Workplace

slips trips and falls

Avoiding Claims for Slips, Trips, and Falls

According to the HSE, slips, trips, and falls are among the main causes of workplace injuries. Not only do these kinds of accidents lead to injury and pain for the individual involved, they can also lead to lengthy periods off work and substantial personal injuries for the premises. Winter is […]

SECURITY IN THE WORKPLACE – BE SAFE THAN SORRY

Under The Safety Health & Welfare Act 2005 and The Safety Health and Welfare at (General Applications) Regulations 2007, employers have a duty of responsibility to protect their staff at all times. Robbery of cash and stock or indeed dealing with difficult customers can expose staff to a risk of […]

Truth is a Fact, Trust is a Feeling

According to recent information published by the Health and Safety Authority, there are no exemptions or relaxations of the legislative requirements in respect of the Safety Health and Welfare Act 2005. This includes all statutory provisions for the workplace, fire, electrical, mechanical, lifting equipment and all workplace place equipment etc. […]

MINIMUM WORKPLACE SAFETY HEALTH & WELFARE REQUIREMENTS

When we think of safety health and welfare in the workplace, most people think construction sites, chemicals, oil rigs etc. But the Safety Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 provides for the minimum requirements for all workplaces. So if you are a global company with 500 employees […]