Archive for December, 2010

Christmas Greetings from Malone Group

December 21st, 2010

In place of sending Christmas cards this year a donation has been made to Threshold. We would like to thank everyone who supported us during 2010, and wish you and your colleagues a peaceful and happy Christmas and New Year. Threshold was founded in 1978 and is a not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to secure […]

Stark Advice from Health and Safety Lawyers

December 20th, 2010

At recent a conference for the Health & Safety Lawyers Association of Ireland (HSLAI), five of the country’s top health and safety lawyers spoke about health and safety compliance in tough economic times. The message delivered by speakers was clear; health and safety is not changing, nor is the cost of regulatory compliance. Listeners were […]

Publication of the Farm Safety Guidelines

December 10th, 2010

In addition to the ‘Code of Practice for Children’ and ‘Young Persons in Agriculture’, the HSA has recently published guidelines on safety in marts, tractor safety and the dangers of overhead power lines. The guidelines can be downloaded from the HAS’s website www.hsa.ie

Safe-T-Cert now Recognized in Procurement Rules

December 8th, 2010

A health and safety management system developed by the CIF and Northern Ireland Construction Employers Federation for the construction industry has now been now been formally recognized as a health and safety management system by the Irish Department of Finance. This now allows companies tendering for public contracts to self-certify that they manage health and […]