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    The HSA bring the Keep Safe Roadshow to Oranmore school children

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    Nitrofert Limited fined €350,000 following fatal accident where an employee of a Contractor was crushed

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    HSA launch a two-week quarry safety inspection campaign focusing on management of contractors

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    HSA’s national farm safety inspection campaign now underway

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    Kildare business owners fined €175,000 after worker’s fatal fall from height

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    Workers’ Memorial Day 2024

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    Agricultural contractor fined €65,000 following serious injury to farmer with unguarded farm machinery

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    The HSA announce the establishment of a Health and Social Care Advisory Committee (HSCAC) with key health and social care stakeholders

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    Dublin waste disposal company fined €60,000 following fatal accident where an employee was struck by a reversing work vehicle

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    New Chemical Agents Code of Practice published

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    Ministers Heydon and Richmond launch farm machinery safety awareness campaign

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    Company fined €100,000 following death of worker at a concrete manufacturing premises

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    Fines totalling €650,000 handed down following fatal incident at quarry

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    HSA launches inspection campaign focusing on livestock safety ahead of calving season

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    Dairy farmer fined after fall from height leads to fatality on farm

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    Health and Safety Authority reports 43 work-related fatalities in 2023

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    HSA launches two-week inspection campaign in construction sector focusing on the dangers of working at height

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    HSA launches inspection campaign on health and wellbeing of farmers.

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    HSA begins inspection campaign focusing on renewable energy installations including wind farms

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    Company fined €50,000 following fatal fall from height

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    HSA begins two-week inspection campaign focusing on working at height in agriculture

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    Health and Safety Authority Urges Farmers to Complete Training Ahead of New Quad Bike Regulations

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    HSA launch a two week quarries inspection campaign

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    The Health and Safety Authority and State Claims Agency publish joint guidance on occupational exposure to sensitive content

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    Minister Richmond appoints Patricia Byron as Chairperson of the Health and Safety Authority

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    Tipperary company fined €75,000 after employee suffered serious injury in workplace

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    Employer sentenced to 12 months in prison after workplace fatality on Tipperary farm

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    Company fined €750,000 after fatal fall from height in workplace

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    HSA launch guidance on the dangers of UV rays for outdoor workers

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    HSA launches two week inspection campaign in construction sector focusing on the dangers of working at height and hazards from sun exposure

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    Construction Worker handed down 9 months suspended jail sentence in Bray Circuit Court for misuse of work vehicle.

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    HSA to launch two week inspection blitz in quarries across Ireland

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    Kildare company fined €55,000 following serious incident

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    HSA and ATU launch free online Health and Safety Induction for SME’s

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    HSA launch a farm vehicle inspection campaign following 34 related deaths over the last five years

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    Company fined €250,000 after fatal accident at Dublin Airport

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    Electrical Safety on Farms video launched by Minister Neale Richmond TD and Minister Martin Heydon TD.

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    Health and Safety Authority appoints Conor O’Brien as new Chief Executive Officer

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    GP Wood Ltd, a company in Cork, fined €90,000 after death of employee from incident involving a loading vehicle.

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    Inisfallen Inns Limitedfined €50,000 following breaches of health and safety legislation

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    HSA launches inspection campaign focusing on livestock handling safety ahead of peak calving season

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    HSA confirms 26 work-related fatalities in 2022

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    HSA launches nationwide farm inspection campaign to focus on farmer health and wellbeing

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    The HSA will begin a construction inspection campaign on Monday 24th October focusing on safety when working at heights.

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    HSA Annual Review of Workplace Injuries, Illnesses and Fatalities

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    Denis Moriarty The Kerries Limited fined €220,000 for breach of Health and Safety legislation.

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    Palfinger Ireland Limited and Nationwide Crane Hire Limited fined €25,000 and €200,000 respectively following breaches of health and safety legislation.

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    HSA set to launch national Quarry Safety Inspection Campaign focusing on pedestrian and vehicle safety

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    HSA urges farmers to get ready for new quad bike regulations

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    Personal Protective Equipment product: 3M™ Versaflo™ A2B2E2K1HgP Filter, TR-6580E

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    HSA finds hazardous reed diffusers for sale on Irish market

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    HSA publishes Annual Report 2021

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    PWP Ltd plead guilty to breaches of health and safety legislation

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    Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) Launches Ireland’s First Ever Accreditation Strategy

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    Health and Safety Authority and Irish Congress of Trade Unions commemorate Workers’ Memorial Day

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    HSE fined €10,000 following guilty plea to ‘violence and aggression’ charges

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    David Mulcahy Electrical Ltd fined €5,000 following incident at Paris Texas public house

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    HSA launches national Quarry Safety Campaign focusing on machinery safety

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    Shabra Recycling Limited fined €75,000 following a fatal injury of employee

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    Construction Safety Partnership Advisory Committee (CSPAC) launch Action Plan for 2022 – 2024

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    HSA launches inspection campaign to target transport operations and vehicles risks in Docks and Ports

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    Irish Cement Limited (ICL) fined €225,000 following serious injury of an employee

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    Kildare Chilling Company fined €400,000 following death of employee

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    HSA launches inspection campaign focusing on livestock safety

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    HSA welcomes lowest level of work-related fatalities since records began

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    The HSA will begin a two-week farm inspection blitz on Monday 15th November with a focus on working at height

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    Wexford company fined €175,000 following death of employee

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    HSA farm inspection campaign to focus on safe working at height

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    Smart Online Consumer: Buying products that are safe with Inspector Karen Collins

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    Limerick City and County Council fined €75,000 following the fatal accident of employee

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    Deane Public Works Limited fined €40,000 following employee drowning

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    Quinn Piling Ltd fined €25,000 following fatal incident in Rossaveel Harbour

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    “Watch Out - Vehicles at Work” with Inspector Deirdre Sinnott

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    Limerick City and County Council fined €75,000 following the fatal accident of employee

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    2 week construction inspection campaign focusing on work at height

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