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About: Jason Kearns

Owner of Guardian Safety Training. Qualified health and safety practitioner (CMIOSH), I have worked in health and safety for the past 13 years both as an employee and a consultant. My Client base spans across a number of different sectors (shops, schools, crèches, Pharmaceuticals, stud and farms, factories, enterprise centres, gymnasiums) My Google Profile+

€16,000 Awarded. No VDU/DSE risk assessment.

A High Court judges Findings The workstation was a contributing factor in her condition, but was not the cause. The temperature in the room varied affected her sinuses Drawers under her desk caused her to sit crooked. The desk was in an awkward position. No risk assessment was performed on the woman’s work station. The […]

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Allergen Labelling required for Loose Foods from December Onwards

Allergen Labelling required for all Loose Foods from December Onwards Allergen Labelling will soon be an EU Requirement for all food businesses on all loose foodstuffs, which contain common allergens says Food Safety Authority of Ireland. Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, has already signed an agreement to bring the new EU regulation into effect on […]

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Cow Feet found inside takeaway says FSAI

Cow Feet found inside takeaway says FSAI Cow feet, along with five bags of cow skin, were among the number of items discovered by Health Service Executive environmental health officers at various premises during the month of May. The FSAI has reported that two prohibition and three closure orders were served on a number of […]

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Sulphur labelling undeclared on sausage roll products

Sulphur labelling undeclared on sausage roll products Sulphur labelling concerns have lead The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) to issue both the recall and withdrawal of a number of brands of pork sausage products. Sulphur labelling was found to be undeclared on a variety of Dunnes Stores, Aldi and Lidl food products. As a […]

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FSAI Reveal 2013 Food Complaints

FSAI (Food Safety Authority of Ireland) Say Chicken Head Among Horrors Discovered In Food Last Year FSAI has reported that the number of complaints they received increased significantly in 2013, with a 12% increase in complaints from consumers about either poor hygiene standards or foreign objects in foods. FSAI received 13,269 consumer quires in 2013, […]

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Outbreak of Hepatitis A Virus Linked to Imported Frozen Berries

Article Taken from FSAI Website: click fsai to view Friday, 19 July 2013 The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today advised that it is investigating a food poisoning outbreak of Hepatitis A virus associated with the consumption of imported frozen berries.  As a precautionary measure, the FSAI is advising consumers to boil all imported […]

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Recall of a Batch of Kari Smoked Mackerel Due to the Detection of Listeria monocytogenes

Recall of a Batch of Kari Smoked Mackerel Due to the Detection of Listeria monocytogenes Tuesday, 4 June 2013 Summary Category 2: For Information Alert   Notification: 2013.14 Product: Kari Smoked Mackerel (Makrela wedzona), in   chilled vacuum packs. (Approval number: PL 02071801 EC) Batch Code: 130 AV; use by 08.06.2013 Country Of   Origin: […]

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Green Isle Recalls Harvest Stir Fry due to Possible Contamination with Datura Seeds

Green Isle Recalls Harvest Stir Fry due to Possible Contamination with Datura Seeds   Tuesday, 21 May 2013 Summary Category 2: For Information Alert Notification: 2013.13 Product: Green Isle HARVEST Stir fry packed with   vegetables, beans and seeds, 600 g Batch Code: L122 04 3116, best before end October 2014 Country Of   Origin: Belgium […]

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Guardian Safety opens new Centre

News this new website was set up because

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