Safety Bulletins

AFAG Initial Notifications of Arboriculture & Forestry Fatalities

The HSE are sharing these notifications on a trial basis . Because the incidents are under investigation exact details will not be available and will not be provided with these notifications (either because the facts haven’t’ been established or release may prejudice enquiries).

September 2022 - Fatal notification - Contact with machinery - Firewood processor

October 2022 - Fatal notification - Person struck by tree during felling work

Finding discarded needles

More and more of us are finding evidence of drug use around our car parks, residential streets, public areas, leafy parks, and site access gate ways on a daily basis.

There are specialist cleaning services deployed by local councils that deal with discarded needles and drug paraphernalia on a regular basis, so here’s what to do if you come across any used needles or drug paraphernalia.

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