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All HSA inspections carried out in meat plants in September were unannounced

All HSA inspections carried out in meat plants in September were unannounced

All of the inspections in meat processing plants by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) last month were carried out...

October 5, 2020

Bereaved mum turned trailer campaigner to speak out in farm safety webinar

Bereaved mum turned trailer campaigner to speak out in farm safety webinar

A woman whose 19-year-old son was killed by a grain trailer with faulty brakes is to speak at a farm...

September 28, 2020

Investigations ongoing after fatal fall from shed

Investigations ongoing after fatal fall from shed

Investigations are ongoing by authorities following the death of a man who fell from the roof of a shed in...

September 1, 2020

Meat processing only industry to receive advance warning of Covid-19 inspections

Meat processing only industry to receive advance warning of Covid-19 inspections

Every announced Covid-19 inspection carried out by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) took place in meat processing plants, AgriLand can...

August 14, 2020

Only 9 out of 39 Covid-19 inspections in meat plants were unannounced

Only 9 out of 39 Covid-19 inspections in meat plants were unannounced

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has revealed that, of the 39 Covid-19 compliance inspections carried out in meat plants...

August 13, 2020

Unannounced inspections in meat plants ‘should become policy’ – Calleary

Unannounced inspections in meat plants ‘should become policy’ – Calleary

Unannounced inspections in meat processing plants “should become policy” according to Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Dara Calleary....

August 9, 2020

Farm Safety Week: ‘Safety needs to be topic of conversation, just like milk prices’

Farm Safety Week: ‘Safety needs to be topic of conversation, just like milk prices’

FRS Network, the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) and the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) have come together to promote the...

July 23, 2020

Live safety webinar to be held as part of Farm Safety Week

Live safety webinar to be held as part of Farm Safety Week

Herdwatch will host a live webinar on farm safety on Tuesday, July 21, at 7:30pm as part of Farm Safety...

July 16, 2020

HSA to begin 200-farm inspection ‘blitz’ from Monday

HSA to begin 200-farm inspection ‘blitz’ from Monday

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is undertaking a two-week inspection ‘blitz’ campaign to highlight on-going safety issues on farms....

July 10, 2020

Company fined €180,000 after employee fell 6m from farm building

Company fined €180,000 after employee fell 6m from farm building

A farm building company was fined €180,000 for breaches in health and safety legislation following an incident where an employee...

July 9, 2020

Farmer fined after contractor fell 22ft from agri building

Farmer fined after contractor fell 22ft from agri building

A farmer has been fined in Carlow District Court today, Thursday, July 2, after pleading guilty to breaching health and...

July 2, 2020

Farm safety inspections down by over 50% in 2020

Farm safety inspections down by over 50% in 2020

The number of farm safety inspections conducted so far in 2020 is down by more than 50% compared to the...

June 23, 2020

HSA seeking young people for farm safety survey

HSA seeking young people for farm safety survey

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is looking for people aged between 16 and 20 for a survey on farm...

June 22, 2020

Man killed in farm accident in Co. Kilkenny

Man killed in farm accident in Co. Kilkenny

A man has died following a farm accident in Co. Kilkenny earlier today, Friday, June 19, authorities have confirmed. The...

June 19, 2020

Department and HSA in talks over meat plant safety monitoring

Department and HSA in talks over meat plant safety monitoring

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is in talks with the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) to ensure...

June 12, 2020

Investigation launched following fatal farm accident in Galway

Investigation launched following fatal farm accident in Galway

An investigation has been launched by authorities after a man was killed in a farm accident in Co. Galway last...

June 8, 2020

HSA on a mission to identify ‘reckless’ TikTok ‘outliers’

HSA on a mission to identify ‘reckless’ TikTok ‘outliers’

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has said it “will do everything in its power” to identify the individuals who...

May 29, 2020

Calls for zero-tolerance approach for TikTok ‘pranks’

Calls for zero-tolerance approach for TikTok ‘pranks’

Recent videos to emerge on social media platforms such as TikTok have prompted an angry and concerned response from industry...

May 26, 2020