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Avoid Workplace Accidents

Avoid Workplace Accidents

Worker’s Memorial Day is a poignant reminder of the steps employers should take to avoid workplace accidents. This international day of remembrance for all workers who have been killed, disabled, injured or in any way made unwell by their work, was held on Sunday 28th...

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The Importance of a Well-Trained Workforce

The Importance of a Well-Trained Workforce

The importance of a well-trained workforce has long been established. Days lost through absences due to sickness and/or injuries that originate in the workplace are a nightmare for any employer; evidenced in a decrease in productivity and a lessening of staff morale....

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SME OF THE YEAR – CORK BUSINESS AWARDS 2018

SME OF THE YEAR – CORK BUSINESS AWARDS 2018

We are delighted to have been chosen as SME of the Year at the Cork Business Awards 2018 earlier this month. Finding out that we had been nominated for the award a few weeks before and then going on to win the award at the glittering ceremony held at the Clayton...

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Safety First on the Construction Site

Safety First on the Construction Site

In conjunction with Construction Safety Week 2018, this month’s blog is focused on the importance of putting safety first on the construction site.
Construction sites are by their very nature, dangerous places. Several different tasks may be taking place at the same time; people and equipment, including heavy machinery, are constantly on the move

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Are You GDPR Ready?

Are You GDPR Ready?

Are you GDPR ready? Since the enactment of the Data Protection Act, 1988, and with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) coming on-stream from 25th May 2018, the legal obligations and requirements to safeguard personal data have grown. As an SME your...

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Working with Chemicals used in Nail Bars

Working with Chemicals used in Nail Bars

When you think of starting a career as a nail technician, it is unlikely that the first thought to cross your mind would be the health risks associated to the chemicals used in Nail Bars on a daily basis. However, before you let your creative juices start to flow and...

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Ergonomics in the Workplace

Ergonomics in the Workplace

When did you last consider ergonomics in the workplace? Is it a safe working environment for your employees? The goal of ergonomics in the workplace is to allow the worker to reach maximum productivity with minimal impact on their health. Any activity that requires a...

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A Healthy Workplace for all Ages

A Healthy Workplace for all Ages

As the retirement age all across Europe is being raised, many workers face longer working lives. We need to create a healthy workplace for all ages. By 2030 it is estimated that more than 30% of the workforce will be in the 55-64 age range. These workers present various challenges for company Health and Safety managers who need to provide a healthy workplace for all ages.

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Employee Resourcing

Employee Resourcing

If you, or someone that you know, are interested in working for an award winning, international company, then you have definitely taken a step in the right direction by reading this blog on ‘employee resourcing’. Mackin Consultancy was established by Andrew Mackin in 2004 and has gone from strength to strength ever since.

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Do You Have a Workplace Safety Committee?

Do You Have a Workplace Safety Committee?

Do you have an appointed workplace safety committee in your company? If your answer is no, or yes but it’s not as well run as it should be, our latest blog can help. Appointing a workplace safety committee is essential to the maintenance of a safe, well-run workplace....

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PSA Approved Training Organisation

PSA Approved Training Organisation

Mackin Consultancy has been approved by the PSA to provide training for licensing purposes. The Private Security Authority is a Government body which holds responsibility for the licensing and regulation of the private security industry in Ireland. Since 1st September 2018, only approved providers are able to deliver training courses for licensing purposes.

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