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Requirement of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005:
All businesses with one or more employee are required to comply with Health & Safety legislation. This includes self-employed persons and not for profit organisations. SME’s have equal obligations under law as large organisations. The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005’s primary focus is on the prevention of workplace accidents, illnesses and dangerous occurrences with serious fines and consequences for non-compliance.
Any person serving food for human consumption is required to comply with Food Safety legislation.
Employers are required to prepare emergency procedures and train their employees in fire prevention and in procedures in the event of a fire.
Clew Bay Health & Safety Training & Consultancy was founded by Trish O’ Looney Duffy to provide services for SME’s in the service and care industry. These services are provided locally and nationally. Trish O’ Looney Duffy has over 20yrs experience. She is a qualified professional chef and worked in the service industry in cafe’s, hotels and restaurants for 15 years. She has over 5 years experience working in nursing homes at senior management level with responsibility for health and safety management, food safety management and training. She is a registered food safety trainer with the Environmental Health Officers Association. She holds a degree in Safety at Work from University College Dublin and is a member of IOSH. She is qualified to design and deliver training courses and as an instructor in fire safety, moving and handling and VDU assessment. Trish is also awarded the ‘Panel of Chef Ireland’ plaque!