Category Archives: Health & Safety

NIAC Recommends Ireland Restricts Astrazeneca To People Over 60

NIAC is a group of Irish medical experts meet to consider new evidence about vaccines and provide advice to the Chief Medical Officer,the Department of Health and the state. The HSE has advised that all AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccination clinics planned … Continue reading

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Stay Safe But Enjoy Christmas

1.Minimise your in person contacts. Be selective who you allow into your house. If you are meeting up with friends or family you have the option to do it in a controlled area like a cafe or somewhere outside your … Continue reading

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I Am So Very Disappointed In Irish Government For Not Insisting On 14 Day Self Isolation Or Jail

Quarantine is a way to separate and to restrict movements of someone who may have been exposed to the virus to check if they become sick.The CDC recommends self-quarantine if a close contact of yours has confirmed case of COVID-19.Usually, … Continue reading

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Infection Control – Wash Your Hands For 19 Seconds

wash in, wash out The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has simple directions for doing it: 1. Wet your hands with clean water. It doesn’t matter if it’s hot or cold, use whatever is comfortable for you. 2. Apply soap … Continue reading

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Spread the word- how to stay safe

cover pic Please share or change to your social media covers to educate others and spread awareness. It will save lives. We are all in this together. HSE website https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/ Symptoms and causes Information about the symptoms and causes of … Continue reading

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Proud To Be Irish – Leo Leads Irish Through Corona Virus Crisis

  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar delivered this great speech on St.Patrick’s Day live on tv to the Irish. Here is the speech in full. Lá Fhéile Pádraig shona daoibh! This is a Saint Patrick’s Day like no other. A day that … Continue reading

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Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus By WHO

Title: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public Author: World Health Organization (WHO) Available online at https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public Sample Text Wash your hands frequently Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and … Continue reading

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We Badly Need Privacy Laws #Be Kind

‘Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around’. RIP Caroline Flack … Continue reading

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Crazy Nursing Agency Fees

Why are don’t the HSE get more Human Resources staff and recruit graduating nurses themselves. It would take more people off the dole and they would have more control over the quality of staff they get. The HSE currently pays … Continue reading

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I Stand With the Irish Nurses & Midwifes

  Our nurses went on strike  on 30th Jan 2019 at 8 am for 24 hours to highlight their problems of being understaffed and their low pay. The restorative pay promised many years ago was never given to them. Most … Continue reading

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Heatwave to last at least another week

Heatwave Day 13 – Enjoy With Caution Met Éireann has issued a warning of drought or near-drought conditions for the entire country as temperatures remained high in most parts of the country today. Hose ban In Dublin, might be extended … Continue reading

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Enjoy The Heatwave But Stay Safe

Met Eireann issued a Status Yellow high temperature warning as temperatures set to exceed 30C this week.It’s National Outlook states: ‘High pressure will persist throughout the coming week, giving dry settled conditions. Warm or hot by day, with spells of … Continue reading

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Emergency First Aid

  As mum’s carer I decided to do some extra first aid courses. There was a free course on in our local hotel sponsored by Barry Collins, Carrigaline and Janssen Ireland. It was brilliantly organised and lots of people turned out. … Continue reading

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Stay In & Stay Safe People Of Ireland During The Storm

Guys a major storm is brewing.Please have your torches, radios, candles, matches and batteries ready. Also have your phone and ESB account numbers and emergency contact no.s. Charge your mobile phones. Cork City Council has activated its severe weather plan … Continue reading

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Preparing and Storing Food

Title: Preparing and Storing Food Author: Food Safety, USA Full Text & Source:http://www.foodsafety.gov/keep/preparing/ The Internet, Online, 26/7/2015 Sample Text: Preparing and Storing Food Whether you’re a newcomer to the kitchen or an experienced home cook, it’s important to follow these … Continue reading

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Hand Washing and Food Safety

Title: Hand Washing and Food Safety Author: Ireland, FSAI Full Text & Source: https://www.fsai.ie/faqs/hand_washing.html The Internet, Online, 26/7/2015 Sample Text: Why is hand washing important? Hand washing is vital in preventing contamination of food by food handlers. Harmful bacteria such … Continue reading

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Cochrane Library- Free Health Articles

Title: Cochrane Library Author: Cochrane, UK (Wiley & Sons) Full Text & Source: http://www.cochranelibrary.com/ The Internet, Online, 25/7/2015 Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Cochrane is for anyone who is interested in using high-quality information to make health decisions. Whether … Continue reading

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SafetyLit – Injury Prevention Literature

Title: SafetyLit Author: The SafetyLit Foundation, USA Full Text & Source: http://www.safetylit.org/ The Internet, Online, 29/6/2015 Sample Text What’s in SafetyLit? SafetyLit provides abstracts of reports from researchers who work in the more than 30 distinct professional disciplines relevant to … Continue reading

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Exercise Safely

Title: Exercise Safely Author: Better Health Channel Full Text & Source: http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Exercise_safety The Internet, Online, 30/5/2015 Sample Text: Summary Exercise safety is important to avoid injury and maintain good health. Learn how to avoid injuries by using the right equipment, … Continue reading

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