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Wrongly Dismissed

March 29, 2016 | biocare

A circuit court judge rejected an employer’s appeal and awarded an employee €21,530 for being wrongfully dismissed from his employment position with a waste recycling company. The court heard the employee concerned brought ten bags of waste material belonging to his father into the Company’s recycling premises. The Company dismissed […]

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Killed in Safety Cage

March 29, 2016 | biocare

An employee who was involved in the manufacture of precast concrete curbs was struck by a electronically operated sensor arm which had no emergency stop mechanism attached. In imposing a fine of €125,000 against the Company and a separate fine of €10,000 against the Company’s production line manager Mr. Justice […]

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Food Poisoning

March 29, 2016 | biocare

Campylobacter bacteria is regarded as the most common cause of reported incidents of gastroenteritis in Ireland. The illness which is characterised by abdominal pain, cramps, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting can be life threatening to susceptible individuals. Campylobacteriosis is transmitted between animals and humans and is found in such species as […]

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