The Scottish Government has announced funding for 100 new on-board defibrillators and a range of life-saving training opportunities for fishing vessels.
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have teamed up with industry partners, KURA Human Factors to develop a training course designed specifically for farmers with the aim to reduce the rate of accidents.
A new campaign on man overboard prevention has launched in a bid to make the commercial fishing industry in Scotland safer.
Spiralling costs, the safety of using untested technology and the impact on local communities of the loss of well paid jobs were the three main themes to come out yesterday’s Scottish Parliament committee which was looking into HIAL’s Remote Towers Project.
““The report’s recommendations are a welcome step towards positive and much-needed change in fireworks controls in Scotland.”
“This is a story about fireworks.”
Martin Blunden, Scotland’s Chief Fire Officer, has urged the public to ‘take greater care’ this year if they are intending to have fireworks in their gardens this Bonfire Night, 5th of November.
If you have to self isolate there is support available to enable to do so safely.
Orkney’s retailers have been working very hard to make shopping safer for both workers and consumers.
Incidents around operating heavy machinery is a key risk area within agriculture with 17 farmers and two farming children killed last year.