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Fatal & Non Fatal Accidents

July 28, 2015 | biocare

56 people lost their lives in workplace accidents in Ireland in 2014. There was also a significant increase in reported non-fatal workplace accidents during the same period. Manual handling incidents represented 32% of the 7,341 while 20% of accidents related to slips, trips and falls in the workplace. The Health […]

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Allergens – What you should know

July 24, 2015 | biocare

An allergen is a substance which causes a persons immune system to react to the presence of an allergen in their body. Allergens are ubiquitous in nature and effect people in different ways. Reactions to an allergen when it occurs can result in such symptoms as redness of the skin, […]

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Unfair Dismissal

July 17, 2015 | biocare

The Employment Appeals Tribunal found an employee who assaulted a workplace colleague was unfairly dismissed. The Tribunal held no matter how badly an employee behaved they were entitled to fair procedures. Having considered the evidence the Tribunal concluded the employee concerned was dismissed without being afforded an opportunity of attending […]

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