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  • Occupational First Aid Announcement

    Occupational First Aid Announcement

    Joint HSA/PHECC statement regarding the Transition of Occupational First Aid to FAR

  • Current Vacancies

    Current Vacancies

    The HSA currently has vacancies for a Chemical Safety Inspector and an Accreditation Officer

  • Violence in Healthcare

    Violence in Healthcare

    5th international conference on Violence in Healthcare, Dublin 26th - 28th of October

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    European Chemicals Agency appoints Irish Chemicals Expert as Chair of Management Board

  • Use Chemicals Safely Seminar

    Use Chemicals Safely Seminar

    This seminar aims to provide a practical view of some of the main laws, information sources and tools available to enable you to use chemicals safely at work

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Launch of new ‘SAFE STOP’ disc-holder for tractor and farm vehicles

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Minister for Employment and Small Business, Pat Breen TD launches ‘Construction Safety Week 2016’

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Construction SMEs can reduce workplace accidents by thinking safety everyday

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Company Fined €250,000 for Safety Breach

  • Safety Alert - Chain Flail

    Safety Alert - Chain Flail

    Relating to the use of chain flail or other non-standard cutting attachments on brush cutters

  • Safety Alert - Working on Fragile Roofs

    Safety Alert - Working on Fragile Roofs

    Safety Alert to highlight the need for stringent health and safety procedures when carrying out this type of work

  • Inspection Process Survey - Research Report

    Inspection Process Survey - Research Report

    This is an independent report of HSA inspections

  • Safety Alert

    Safety Alert

    This alert relates to scaffolding components and the importance of ensuring they are kept in prime condition

  • New Legislation

    New Legislation

    Revised regulations on woodworking, abrasive wheels and abrasive blasting of surfaces come into effect on 1st July 2016

  • Safety Alert

    Safety Alert

    This safety alert concerns the handling and repair of multipiece or split rim wheels

  • COMAH Announcement

    COMAH Announcement

    New charging regime under COMAH 2015

  • Workers’ Memorial Day 2016

    Workers’ Memorial Day 2016

    For everyone with an interest in the safety, health and welfare of people at work, April 28th is an important date

  • New EMF Guide

    New EMF Guide

    New good practice guide from the European Commission for implementing electromagnetic fields directive

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