Tánaiste Leo Varadkar wrote directly to Facebook raising the concerns of staff who work with Covalen, a service provider to the social media giant. Photograph: Getty Images

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar was told there was no mechanism for investigating work-related stress on a par with that for investigating workplace accidents i(...)

Photograph: Getty

Thirty people were killed in workplace accidents involving vehicles last year, with nearly 250 killed in the last decade, according to a report by the(...)

Tom Lynes Plant Hire Ltd of Cecilstown, Mallow, Co Cork pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court (sitting at Anglesea Street Courthouse, above) to failing to ensure the safety of its employees by failing to have in place an exclusion order around works the company was carrying out at Ballyellis, Mallow on July 20th 2018. File photograph: Google Street View

A plant hire firm has been fined €80,000 and ordered to pay over €10,000 in costs after the company was convicted of failing to maintain proper safety(...)

Pictured is Samantha Stuart from Carrick-On-Suir, owner of Pretty Bowtique, with her family, husband Alan, daughters Abigail and Aoibhinn and son Alex. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Flexibility in the workplace is a lifeline for parents with young children and one way of getting it is to become your own boss. For the three women (...)

Nora Labo of the Cork Operative Butchers’ Society addresses the committee on Thursday. Photograph: Oireachtas TV

A great number of Romanian workers for years were cheated out of their social security rights in Ireland by the employment agency who was hiring them (...)

Carroll’s Cuisine meat plant in Tullamore, Co Offaly, has had a number of positive Covid-19 tests. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) should conduct random and unannounced inspections of all meat processing facilities and they should use their ex(...)

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority have begun separate investigations into the death of an elderly farmer on Thursday.

Gardaí in North Cork and the Health and Safety Authority are to carry out separate investigations into the death of a 77-year-old farmer on the Cork -(...)

Gardaí  say they are treating the man’s death as an  accident.

Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority have begun separate investigations after a man in his 70s died in quad bike crash on a farm in Co Cork. T(...)

The Health and Safety Authority is responsible for inspecting workplaces as they reopen, to ensure physical distancing measures are in place. File photograph: The Irish Times

The construction sector will be among the big industries to reopen under the Government’s plan to ease coronavirus restrictions as part of phase one n(...)

Gardaí notified the Health and Safety Authority (RSA), which deals with workplace accidents.

A 14-year-old boy has died after the tractor he was driving overturned in Co Clare. Gardaí and the emergency services were called at about 9am on Th(...)

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