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€139,000 Fine for Fatal Accident

November 9, 2015 | biocare

Quinn Building Products which produces pre-cast concrete products was fined  €139,000 after an employee was involved in a fatal accident. Investigators established wedged segments of a steel rope used for tensioning loads were splayed resulting in the rope gradually slipping during tensioning releasing a force estimated to be in the […]

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The 2015 – “ACT”

November 9, 2015 | biocare

The Workplace Relations Act which came into effect on the 1st of October 2015 is regarded as a game changer for employees and employers alike. The new act will limit the time for an employee to submit a claim to six months from the date of an alleged contravention of […]

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Food Shelf Life

November 9, 2015 | biocare

Food shelf life can be safely extended without loss of quality or safety by utilising a process described as super chilling which reduces food temperature to a partially frozen state of – 2ºC. Food which is stored at this low temperature can be returned to the chill chain for preparation […]

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