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Why is Microlearning the Future for Health & Safety Training?

Why is Microlearning the Future for Health & Safety Training?

19 November 2020

An accident at work is defined by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) as ‘An unplanned event resulting in death, or resulting in an injury such as a severe sprain or strain (for example, manual handling injuries), a laceration, a broken bone, concussion or unconsciousness. ‘An employer’s duties under the Safety, Health and Welfare at […]

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Covid-19 Applying the Principles of Prevention (Part 2)

Covid-19 Applying the Principles of Prevention (Part 2)

10 November 2020

Continuing on from my post on the 28th of October Covid-19 Applying the Principles of Prevention (Part 1) Part 2 The adaptation of the place of work to technical progress. The use of virtual conferencing and meeting technology is nothing new but it has seen a massive increase in uptake and implementation across many sectors […]

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Covid-19 Applying the Principles of Prevention (Part 1)

Covid-19 Applying the Principles of Prevention (Part 1)

28 October 2020

Applying the Principles to the controlling the spread of Covid-19 (Part 1 – Principle 1-4)       1. Avoid the risk: -If you can get rid of the hazard then people are not exposed to the risks. You should apply this principle first. With regards to Covid-19 it is virtually impossible to “get rid” […]

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Employers Beware: COVID-19 and Remote Working Obligations

Employers Beware: COVID-19 and Remote Working Obligations

21 October 2020

The Safety Health and Welfare at Work legislation boils down to the fact that Employers are obliged to provide a safe place to work. There are significant sanctions for employers who breach the legislation including fines up to €3 million and imprisonment for up to 2 years for a serious breach. In 2019 in HSA v […]

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