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Limerick-founded SME Kelmac Group collaborates with Lero on a €280,000 R&D Project

February 08, 2017

Limerick-founded SME Kelmac Group collaborates with Lero on a €280,000 R&D project to transform it into global internet player–       Kelmac Group® to double Irish workforce and open international R&D technology centre at Plassey Technological Park, Limerick Limerick, Wednesday, 8th February, 2017: Kelmac Group®, a Limerick based standards and compliance company, is collaborating with Lero, the Irish … Continue reading Limerick-founded SME Kelmac Group collaborates with Lero on a €280,000 R&D Project


Brian Lyons

Professional Services Manager

OHSAS 18001 Overview – What is it all about?

December 31, 2015

The Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series Standard, OHSAS 18001 is the worldwide recognized system that a company can use to manage the safety, health and welfare of their employees and others who may be on their site or under their control from time to time such as contractors, in to complete some machine servicing, and visitors, calling in for a meeting or similar activity. As OHSAS 18001 is a standard, it requires you to look at safety, health and welfare in your company in a systematic way, or in simpler terms, identify what are the hazards and risks associated with your activities, what controls have you in place, what are the potential emergency situations that could arise hand and how would you handle them. …


Dr. Martin Knox

QMS, EMS, OHS Lead Assessor & Trainer

Why OHSAS 18001 Certification?

May 09, 2015

It has often been said that we don’t miss the water until the well runs dry and similarly if there is an accident and the proper controls are not in place, we will forever regret not having carried out the risk assessment and installed the controls: the risk assessment wasn’t missed until the fatality or serious injury occurred. One hardly needs to be reminded one year on, of the collapse of the 8 storey garment factory in Bangladesh (Rana Plaza) killing 1135 workers and injuring 2500 others, simply because the operators/owners did not take their responsibilities in relation to the health and safety of their employees, contractors, sub-contractors, seriously. Neither did the customers of check if the conditi…


Brian Lyons

Professional Services Manager

OHSAS 18001 Overview – What is it all about?

May 09, 2015

The Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series Standard, OHSAS 18001 is the worldwide recognized system that a company can use to manage the safety, health and welfare of their employees and others who may be on their site or under their control from time to time such as contractors, in to complete some machine servicing, and visitors, calling in for a meeting or similar activity. As OHSAS 18001 is a standard, it requires you to look at safety, health and welfare in your company in a systematic way, or in simpler terms, identify what are the hazards and risks associated with your activities, what controls have you in place, what are the potential emergency situations that could arise hand and how would you handle them.

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