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  • We're Recruiting

    We're Recruiting

    Grade III inspector roles available with the Health and Safety Authority

  • New EU Regulations

    New EU Regulations

    Specific obligations on importers and distributors are now set out and market surveillance procedures are set down

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    “Keep Safe” road show comes to Ballinasloe school children

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Health and Safety Authority host REACH 10 year anniversary conference

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Construction inspection campaign to focus on occupational health

  • Statement in relation to Occupational First Aid

    Statement in relation to Occupational First Aid

    From 1 September 2017, the HSA will only recognise PHECC First Aid Response Education and Training Standard as meeting the needs of occupational first aid in workplaces

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    HSA to begin inspection campaign to tackle vehicle risks at work

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    HSA “Keep Safe” road show comes to Leixlip school children

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Health and Safety Authority May inspection campaign to focus on tractors and machinery

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Dead and injured workers remembered on third Workers’ Memorial Day

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    HSA launch a short, interactive on-line course on Chemical Safety in the Workplace

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Workers’ Memorial Day for Ireland to take place on Friday 28th April 2017

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Concrete product manufacturer fined €1,000,000 for breach of health and safety legislation leading to death of employee

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Aer Lingus fined after accident at cargo warehouse

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    HSA “Keep Safe” road show comes to Kilkenny school children

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    HSA inspection campaign in March to focus on livestock safety

  • Statement in relation to Occupational First Aid

    Statement in relation to Occupational First Aid

    By way of update, the transition from Occupational First Aid (OFA) to PHECC FAR is progressing well

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    New campaign highlights employer responsibility to employees who drive for work

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    HSA publishes work programme and inspection targets for 2017

  • Safety Alert

    Safety Alert

    The supplier has reported there have been a small number of cases where the mower blade has broken

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Workplace fatal accidents drop by over 20% during 2016

  • Safety Alert

    Safety Alert

    Safety-related product recall by Bosch Power Tools for angle grinders GWS20 & GWS22

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    HSA launches free online course for employers and managers

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Minister Breen voices alarm at spike in farm deaths

  • Statement in relation to Occupational First Aid

    Statement in relation to Occupational First Aid

    This statement is issued to address queries received in relation to Occupational First Aid during the transition period.

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    HSA inspection campaign focuses on banned & restricted chemicals in jewellery, glues & adhesives

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Kildare County Council and Astellas Pharma announced national winners of European Good Practice Awards

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    “Keep Safe” road show comes to Mayo school children

  • Appointments to HSA Board

    Appointments to HSA Board

    The campaign to fill two board vacancies is underway

  • Be Winter Ready

    Be Winter Ready

    A series of publications that can help you prepare for winter, and the unique hazards presented by the harsh weather

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    HSA launches free ‘Managing Driving for Work’ online course

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    National Farm Safety Conference 2016 on November 3rd

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    New Campaign Focuses on Europe’s Ageing Workforce

  • Press Release

    Press Release

    Over one hundred primary school children attended a Health and Safety Authority ‘Keep Safe’ event

  • 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

  • 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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