44. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the reason the military authorities did not act on foot of the first Health and Safety Authority report into the handling of dangerous and carcinogenic materials by Air Corps personnel without the appropriate protective clothing, adequate training or basic equipment, instead of waiting for the final report, thus prolonging the exposure of personnel at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel. (Question 7298/17 asked on 15 Feb 2017 - Air Corps Equipment)

Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh: We dealt earlier today with the questions on what has occurred for many decades in Baldonnel Aerodrome. I ask once again that the Minister of State take the required action to ensure protective clothing is provided and every single step is taken to ensure the current serving members of the Air Corps are protected.
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