Workplace Health and Safety – an innovative approach

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Workplace Health and Safety – an innovative approach

The Health and Safety Authority on its website has asked the Irish healthcare sector to submit case studies in relation to three work related accident triggers. These are: – Manual handling (which incorporates patient handling work activities); – Slips, trips and fall...

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Management commitment within an FBO

Management commitment as defined by the FDA within any FBO, (Food Business Operator), is the framework which must be created whereby food safety can be seamlessly implemented at factory floor level. The following is how the FDA measure management commitment when undertaking food ...

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International or National NEBOSH Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety?

Reading the latest NEBOSH newsletter, it is interesting to note that the International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety has overtaken the National General Certificate when it comes to annual registrations. According to NEBOSH between April 2011 and 2012, ther...

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Auditing of Food Safety Management Systems

As an auditor one must always challenge oneself as to how effectively I can gather data or information pertaining to a company’s Food Safety Management System within a defined and limited time-frame. As the majority of audits are currently announced for operational and logi...

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