Minister O’Brien welcomes Retained Fire Fighters vote to accept WRC proposals

Minister O’Brien welcomes Retained Fire Fighters vote to accept WRC proposals The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien TD has welcomed the decision of SIPTU Retained Firefighter members to accept the terms of the Workplace Relations Commission proposals aimed at resolving their industrial relations dispute. Commenting on the result of the SIPTU […]

Company fined €50,000 following fatal fall from height

Thursday 19th October 2023  Today, Thursday 19th October at Central Criminal Court, Dublin, Judge Orla Crowe imposed a fine of €50,000 on EW Technologies Limited for breaches of health and safety legislation. The prosecution arose after an incident occurred on the 15th January 2021 at a warehousing facility at Ballycoolin, Dublin 15.  An employee of the company […]

The Significance of Having a Company Safety Statement

In the world of business, safety should always be a top priority. One crucial tool for ensuring safety is the company safety statement. This document outlines an organization’s commitment to safety and serves as a roadmap for creating a secure work environment. Creating a Culture of Safety A company safety statement helps establish a culture […]

The Importance of Being Well-Prepared for Firefighter Interviews

Becoming a firefighter is a noble and challenging career choice. The selection process is highly competitive, and interviews play a pivotal role in determining who gets the job. Here’s why being well-prepared for firefighter interviews is essential. Preparing for Behavioral Questions Firefighter interviews often include behavioral questions that assess how candidates have handled past situations. […]

The Crucial Role of Fire Safety in Protecting Lives and Property

Fires, whether they occur at home or in the workplace, can have devastating consequences. Lives are at stake, and valuable property can be lost in an instant. That’s why understanding and prioritizing fire safety is absolutely crucial. Understanding Fire Hazards Every environment presents unique fire hazards, from faulty electrical wiring to flammable chemicals. It’s essential […]