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Employer’s Safety Statements Feb 26

Since 1989 every employer must have a Safety Statement prepared and available to employees in the workplace. A Safety Statement must explain the employer’s policy on safety and health in the workplace. It acts as a road map for the employer, the ...

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Speed Cameras and Driver Penalty Points Feb 18

The way that speeding drivers are detected is now changing. Traditionally, speeding drivers were detected by Gardaí using hand-held devices. This involved the Garda detecting a driver, stopping them, taking their details at the roadside and issuing a notice. ...

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Farm Yard Accidents Feb 18

Those familiar with farm yards will know they are places of great activity. They are also highly dangerous and many accidents and injuries can take place.

Tragically, it is also a place where people can lose their lives because of the hidden ...

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The Role of the Coroner in Death Investigation Feb 15

John O’Dwyer is the Coroner for South Mayo and Evan O’Dwyer is the Deputy Coroner. In conjunction with Mayo County Council they have published a simple guide to the role of the Coroner. Having to deal with Inquests and Coroners can be ...

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Injuries and the Injuries Board Feb 11

Accidents happen and injuries occur. When somebody is injured as a result of an accident, they may be entitled to monetary compensation. In order to determine this, they have to establish who the parties involved in the accident and who caused the ...

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