Top HSE News Headlines – 29/06/2018


Top HSE News Headlines – 29/06/2018

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Aspire celebrates HSE graduation

About 250 guests attended the Aspire HSE Recognition hosted by the Portage County Literacy Coalition and held at Maplewood Career Center in Ravenna.

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Laure Gauntner, Aspire coordinator and Portage County Literacy Coalition president, welcomed HSE graduates, guests, and friends. She also introduced special speakers: Christy Elliott, Aspire program manager; Portage County Commissioner Mike Kerrigan; Sasha Wilson, Ohio Means Jobs counselor; and Holly James, 2010 graduate.


Cork mum gets €100,000 compensation from HSE over baby’s death

A mother who sued the HSE over the death of her two-month-old son has settled her High Court action for €100,000.

Maria Mullins, 33, of Presentation Road in Gurranabraher, Co Cork had sued the HSE over the death of her child Romi Betak on August 14, 2012 on grounds including that the child had not been properly diagnosed.


Paschal Donohoe links Government funding to HSE reforms

Senior health service managers will have to be more personally accountable for how money is spent if the Government is to agree to increasing investment, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said.


HSE should consider hiring woman as next head, Fleming says

The Health Service Executive should strongly consider appointing a woman as its new director general, the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has said.


Heed health and safety warnings

Gardeners are faced with many hazards that accompany their passion. The first step in safety is to always carefully read the labels.

Choose the least toxic method first, resorting to the most toxic solution very last.


Health and safety fair showcases services

The fourth annual Children’s Health and Safety Fair returned to the Needles Recreation Center on May 23.


New national guidance material on work-related psychological health and safety

On 14 June 2018, Safe Work Australia released its much-anticipated national guidance material on work-related psychological health and safety.

The Safe Work Australia guidance material provides a systematic and practical approach to managing work-related psychological injury.


Sub-contractor unable to pay fine for health and safety failings

Thirty-five-years-old joiner Philip Fenwick sustained a fatal head injury at a nursing home construction site on the Culmore Road in November 2014.

Alberta to bring in Nova Scotia to bring in health and safety rules to protect farm workers by December

EDMONTON – Alberta farm and ranch workers will be able to use older equipment and forgo the use of a seatbelt if it’s not practical under new rules that come into effect on Dec. 1.


Kildare climbdown: GAA insists health and safety was reason behind hosting qualifier at Croke Park

The GAA has denied an initial decision to host the Kildare-Mayo football qualifier at Croke Park had anything to do with money, after the fixture was rescheduled for Newbridge following uproar.

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