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HSA Multimedia Farm Safety Competition

The Health and Safety Authority has launched a Multimedia Farm Safety Competition for Post Primary School Students. Closing date and time for entries is 5 pm December 11th 2015. Click here for full details.

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LAPWD Annual Fundraiser May 24th 2015

The Leitrim Association of People with Disabilities (LAPWD) is holding its Annual fundraising 5k or 2k walk,roll or run to be held in Mohill, Co. Leitrim at 12.30pm on Sunday May 24th David Rawle, Carrigallen star of the “Moone Boy” series will launch the walk. Entrance fee is €10 and €20 for a family. If [...]

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IOSH Managing Safely April 2015

There are a few places remaining for our IOSH Managing Safely Course starting next Thursday April 16th 2015. Dates: April 16, 23, 30 and May 7th 2015 (4 Day Course) Venue: Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim Funding may be available Who should attend? Owners/Managers of small, medium, large Businesses Why complete the course? Increase Competency [...]

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Manual/Patient Handling Training April 2nd 2015

We are delivering a Manual Handling and People Handling Training Course in April 2015. Details are as follows: Date: Thursday April 2nd 2015 Location: Mohill, Co. Leitrim Manual Handling will be delivered in the morning and for those wishing to progress their Training to People/Patient Handling, this will be delivered in the afternoon. A full [...]

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PSCS Training March 2015

The One Day PSCS Training Course is geared towards those who have been carrying out the role for a number of years but are not fully aware of or understand their role as PSCS in the Project Team, their duties and responsibilities in that role, including Record keeping and type of documentation to be kept. [...]

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Manual/People Handling March 19th 2015

We are delivering a Manual Handling and People Handling Training Course in March 2015. Details are as follows: Date: Wednesday March 19th 2015 Location: Mohill, Co. Leitrim Manual Handling will be delivered in the morning and for those wishing to progress their Training to People/Patient Handling, this will be delivered in the afternoon. A full [...]

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Manual Handling and People Handling Training Course

We are delivering a Manual Handling and People Handling Training Course in September. Details are as follows: Date: Tuesday September 23rd 2014 Location: Mohill, Co. Leitrim Manual Handling will be delivered in the morning and for those wishing to progress their Training to People/Patient Handling, this will be delivered in the afternoon. A full day [...]

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HSA publishes Annual and Statistical Reports

“Forty seven people died in workplace accidents last year; 17 of them in agriculture and 11 in construction. The figures are revealed in the HSA’s Annual and Statistical Reports, which were published at the end of July. During the year 6,598 non-fatal accidents were reported to the Authority. The Authority carried out 12,244 inspections, which [...]

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IOSH Managing Safely April 2015

Safety Wise Advice Services are running a 4 Day “IOSH Managing Safely” Course in Carrick On Shannon, Co. Leitrim on the following dates: April 9,16,23 and 30th 2015 “IOSH Managing Safely” is for Managers and Supervisors in any sector, and any organisation. It is designed to get Managers up to speed on the practical actions [...]

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HSA release 2013 Fatality Figures

“46 people lose their lives due to workplace accidents in 2013, HSA chief calls for 2014 to be ‘year of farm safety’” HSA Website The Official Figures released by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) on January 6th 2014 show a decrease of 2 fatalities in the workplace from 2012 figures. However, this is still [...]

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