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8 11, 2018
  • World Quality Day 2018

Happy World Quality Day!

2018-11-08T15:51:06+00:00By |

As an organisation we take pride in the Quality of the services we deliver, so we're also celebrating the trust we work to develop between ourselves, our customers, our staff and our supply-chain.

13 09, 2016

HBE supports Construction Safety Week Ireland

2016-12-06T22:56:39+00:00By |

The Construction Industry Federation has launched its annual Construction Safety Week campaign this week and has called on all construction companies to set aside time this week to re-emphasise the importance of safety to their employees. The focus of the week is for construction companies to establish a safety mindset amongst their staff, which will

4 07, 2016
  • HSA Safety at Height

How likely are you to receive an HSA inspection visit?

2016-12-06T22:56:40+00:00By |

In 2015 the HSA undertook 10,880 workplace inspections & investigations, including Asbestos, Legionella, Health & safety and Safety at Height inspections. How likely are you to receive an HSA inspection visit this year?

29 02, 2016
  • Health & Safety Authority HSA

HSA publishes inspection plans for Asbestos, Legionella & Working at Height

2016-12-06T22:56:40+00:00By |

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has published their 2016 programme of work, which includes the following information about their planned inspection visits: Asbestos and legionella Over the year, there are 685 inspections scheduled, covering Asbestos, biological agents such as Legionella bacteria, chemical agents, carcinogens, information in the supply chain (safety data sheets and chemical

5 01, 2016
  • Disability Act Ireland 2005

Does your building comply with the Disability Act?

2018-01-15T08:27:37+00:00By |

The deadline for all public buildings in Ireland to be made "as far as practicable" accessible for those with disabilities passed on 31st December 2015. This was the final deadline for the implementation of section 25 of the Disability Act 2005. The Act provides that all public buildings as at 31 December 2005 must "as

5 10, 2015

HBE recognised with NISO award

2018-01-15T08:29:38+00:00By |

Pictured: Bronagh McGarrity, Health & Safety Manager, HBE. HBE has been recognised by the National Irish Safety Organisation with a Distinction Award at the NISO Safety Awards held in Galway last week. Naturally our Health & Safety team, headed by Bronagh McGarrity, are delighted with the award and are already looking at categories for

7 11, 2014
  • Thursdays in November and the most dangerous for Health & Safety in Ireland

Remember, Remember…Thursdays are dangerous in November!

2018-01-16T15:04:50+00:00By |

Thursday is the most likely day of the week for workplace accidents, resulting in employer liability awards, according to an analysis of 2013 workplace claims released by the Injuries Board in Ireland. The Injuries Board awarded compensation of €24m in respect of 826 claims for workplace accidents in 2013, compared to €22m compensation for 807

7 10, 2014

HBE achieves CHAS Accreditation

2018-08-01T08:33:30+01:00By |

HBE is delighted to announce that we have achieved CHAS accreditation. The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) means that the supplier has been assessed and meets acceptable standards of health and safety. This means that HBE have had the following assessed and approved: Our Health and safety policy statement; Our organisation for health and safety;

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