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project manager

September 27, 2016

Shield Safety Day in the Life Of — Software Project Manager

We are always on the lookout for new talent to join our team. Could this be you? If you’re anything like us you’ll want to ‘try before you buy’ so we asked our Software Project Manager to give us a sneak peek at their day as part of the Shield Safety Team. Software Project Manager As […]

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rebrand launch

September 23, 2016

We’ve got big news

Here at HQ it’s been all hands on deck for the last month in preparation for the biggest, most exciting change the company has seen since we started trading in 2003. And it’s nearly time for the big reveal… During the last 13 years we have strived to provide clients of all sizes and across […]

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September 23, 2016

Health & Safety in the workplace

Some of our latest blogs ‘Welfare at work’ and ‘The importance of Risk Assessments’ have highlighted the importance of a safe working environment for both employers and employees. The Health and Safety Authority (Ireland) have published their Annual Report for 2015 which reinforces these messages. Over the course of the year, 10,880 workplace inspections and […]

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food hygiene

September 19, 2016

Introducing the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme Re-Visit Service

Has your business been awarded a low Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) ‘score on the door’? As last week’s blog Fresher’s week: the difference between having flies or fries with that discusses, many food businesses in the UK are struggling to maintain high levels of cleanliness – which has a significant impact on the score. A […]

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risk assessment

September 15, 2016

The importance of Risk Assessments

Health and Safety rules can often feel like an inconvenience, but in reality they are there to protect us and those around us. Statistics released by the HSE in July reported that 144 workers in Great Britain were killed whilst at work in 2015-2016. This begs the question, was there a suitable Risk Assessment in […]

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