New Quad Bikes & ATV Regulations.
The new regulations by the Health and Safety Authority, which come into effect on November 20th, include the introduction of compulsory helmet wearing while using Quad Bikes & ATV. All operators must also under go safety training. Under the new...READ MORE
Lean Construction Ireland
🏗️ The countdown is on for Lean Construction Ireland 🏗️ 📌 9th November – Croke Park, Dublin. Pop by, say hello to Karen & Andrew, get expert advice and get hands-on with our latest innovations, including our...READ MORE
October 2023 is Construction Safety Month!
This year the focus is on Critical Risks. In construction, identifying and mitigating critical risks is crucial for everyone’s safety. Every day, construction workers face multiple hazards such as: 🔸 Trenching & Excavation Hazards🔸 Confined...READ MORE
Safety on the Construction Site: PPE Matters!
Safety on the Construction Site: PPE Matters! Construction is the backbone of progress, but it’s also a high-risk environment. 🏗️ Protecting yourself is crucial, and that’s where Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) comes in! 🛡️...READ MORE
New Diisocyanates Regulations
Mandatory training is now a requirement for products containing diisocyanates. All workers (employed or self-employed), using mixtures containing diisocyanates such as Foams, Glues & Adhesives, must undergo training. All employers must keep a record...READ MORE
Safety First. Hazards & risks
Fiontar Group – Safety first! Let’s talk about the difference between hazards and risks. Hazards are potential sources of harm. They can be anything from slippery floors to electrical wires. It’s crucial to identify and eliminate them to...READ MORE
The Invisible Load on Construction Workers
Construction work can be tough – from tight deadlines to demanding physical tasks, it’s no walk in the park. That’s why it’s crucial to take a moment to check in with yourself and your coworkers. Let’s break the silence and start a...READ MORE
Dangers of Noise & Vibration
An important aspect of construction work that often goes unnoticed is the potential dangers of noise and vibration. 🔊 The Deafening Reality: Construction sites can be extremely noisy, with heavy machinery, power tools, and equipment operating at high...READ MORE
Dangers of Dust in Construction!
Dust can have severe consequences if not properly managed. Dust is primarily composed of particles that become airborne during various construction activities such as cutting, grinding, drilling, and demolishing. Inhalation of these dust particles can lead to...READ MORE
The importance of manual handling!
Manual handling refers to the activities involving lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or moving objects by hand. It’s something we often do without giving it much thought, but it’s crucial to do it correctly to avoid injuries and stay safe....READ MORE
✅ Stay Powered and Safe with PAT Testing✅
Under current Health and Safety Regulations it is mandatory for all companies to have their portable electrical appliances periodically tested to ensure the safety of such appliances. Portable appliances include all electrical appliances which can...READ MORE
🚧✅ Working at Height Done Right! ✅🚧
Working at height can pose significant risks, but with proper precautions, accidents can be prevented. Select the Correct elevated working platform for the job! Make sure the operator is fully trained! Make sure the operator is harnessed securely to anchor...READ MORE
Igniting Fire Safety Awareness: Lessons from the Primark Belfast Blaze
When it comes to workplace safety, fire prevention and management should never be overlooked, especially in operations involving hot works. The Primark Belfast case happened in 2018, and this week, June 2023 Bennett Management Contractors and AF Roofing...READ MORE
Understanding the Role of PSDP in Ireland and How Fiontar Group Can Assist You
Welcome to the world of construction regulations in Ireland! In this blog post, we’ll unravel the mysteries behind the Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) and its role as outlined in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction)...READ MORE
AI In Health & Safety
Al is no substitute for competence in Health & Safety.None of us are strangers to the transformative power of artificial intelligence and the recent surge in this area such as Chat GPT. From redefining how we do business to shaping the future of work, Al...READ MORE