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emergency services international
23 Upper Mount Street Dublin 2.       Phone:(01) 8493321      october 2002      issue 5
The website of emergency services international magazine
  Cover Story
A massive groundswell of scientific, legal and public opinion concerning the health risks from passive smoking spella the end for this workplace hazard.   more>>
  The Interview
NISO president Alan Thompson has had a number of priorities on his agenda since taking office in March. Alan talks to Grace Heneghan about trail-blazing partnerships in health and safety, going on-line and the proposed return of the safety committees   more>>   

  Your Health
Long work hours can be bad for your health and very bad if you are a pilot or a junior doctor. The common thread is fatigue, nothing new here but greater acknowledgement of it's existence would be helpful.    more>>   
  Insurance Fraud
Insurance fraud in Ireland is big business. But how can it be stopped? And how much are Irish businesses footing the bill for fraudlent claims.    more>>   
  NISO Annual Conference
All you need to know about the 39th NISO conference and awards presentation on 3-4 October at Citywest Hotel in Dublin    more>>   
  UK View
For too long health and safety systems have been obsessed with output to the detriment of impact says Bill Callaghan Chair of UK's Health and Safety Commission. Bill assesses the UK experience and suggests that cahnge is needed.   more>>   
  Safety at Sea
Safety at Sea has come under the spotlight yet again following a number of recent tragedies. Marine Minister Dermot Ahern has announced a new safety review, but why isn't the safety message getting through. Simon Rowe reports.    more>>