Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
Minister Breen calls for an increased focus on safety in the workplace - everyone has a role to play and everyone can benefit.
HSA launch a short, interactive on-line course on Chemical Safety in the Workplace.
Congress, Ibec, Construction Industry Federation and Health and Safety Authority promote national day of remembrance for workers killed or injured.
Kilsaran Concrete has a fine of €125,000 quashed and a new fine of €1,000,000 imposed by the Court of Appeal (Criminal) in the Criminal Court of Justice.
On February 20th the company pleaded guilty to an offence under Section 12 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, contrary to Section 77(2).
Keep Safe aims to promote safety and community awareness through involving the children in a series of interactive scenarios with a common safety theme.
A month long intensive farm inspection campaign aimed at reducing the number of accidents resulting in injury and death on farms.
A joint TV led campaign to underline the importance of putting proper measures in place to ensure the safety of all employees who drive for work.
The reduction of workplace fatalities in all sectors remains a priority and the Authority will carry out a wide range of enforcement, prevention and support activity during 2017.
There were 44 people killed in workplaces in 2016, representing a 21% reduction of the 56 reported in 2015.