Construction Industry Federation launches Construction Safety Week in Tipperary and calls for a renewed focus on ‘nuts and bolts’ construction safety post-Covid

The Construction Industry Federation launched Construction Safety Week today (Monday 17th October 2022) and is urging Tipperary-based companies to refocus on traditional, ‘nuts and bolts’ safety procedures, with Covid measures now firmly established. Some 794 injuries were reported across construction last year, an increase of 4.3% on 2020, according to the latest Health and Safety Authority […]

Opinion Piece: ALONE call on Government to immediately begin planning for older and vulnerable groups return to society post-COVID

by Seán Moynihan, CEO ALONE   Since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ireland, older people have had to largely withdraw from society, with many postponing important and vital medical check-ups and appointments in order to protect themselves from the virus. In ALONE, our network of staff and volunteers across the country have continued […]