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CCTV v’s Employee Rights

July 22, 2016 | biocare

The Data Protection Commissioners report for 2015 highlighted the difficulty for employers regarding the use of CCTV in the workplace. Stating employers have a legitimate right to utilise CCTV cameras in the workplace the commission recorded a total of 932 complaints regarding inappropriate use of CCTV by employers with 42 […]

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MRSA in Milk Products

July 5, 2016 | biocare

The prevalence of MRSA – Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus has increased although media publicity surrounding this important issue has diminished. A recent control study demonstrated that potentially hazardous MRSA bacteria were found to be present in nasal swabs taken from food handlers working in a facility handling cows milk and […]

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€30,000.00 Prosecution

July 5, 2016 | biocare

A chocolate manufacturer Celtic Chocolates Limited pleaded guilty to not providing a safe system of work following an accident when an employee’s thumb was amputated. In her evidence to the court, Ms. Mariad Wall a H.S.A. Inspector told the court a week before the accident occurred a compressor in the […]

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