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Blog posts December 2014

Farm Safety

Farm safety infographic

Farm safety is an issue that has unfortunately raised its head all too often in Ireland in 2014. More than 23 people including 5 children have died on farms this year alone.

Farm safety is an issue that affects farm workers worldwide, not just in Ireland. A recent list of the top 10 ‘deadliest’ j…

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Kent firm and director in court for unsafe demolition site

Photo shows unsafe working at the demolition site

A Kent construction company and its managing director have been prosecuted after both displayed a ‘shocking disregard’ for workers’ safety at a demolition site in Surrey.

Daniel Lautier admitted two breaches of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act and his firm, ICG Construction Services, …

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Hampshire aircraft maintenance company fined after workers injured in falls

Photo shows an aircraft

ATC (Lasham) Ltd. (a Hampshire-based aircraft maintenance company) has been sentenced for safety failures after three workers were injured in separate falls at its airfield in Lasham – two in the same month.

The company was fined a total of £35,000 and ordered to pay £32,430 in costs after admi…

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