Publications

Thank you for taking the time to browse our publications. Here you’ll find the majority of Authority publications to download for free.  Choose the publications category you would like to browse from the menu below and then simply click on the required publication for full details and download options.

Please note that the Safe System of Work Plan (SSWP) suite of forms can now be downloaded from the website.

If you have any queries about our publications please phone 1890 289 389 or email wcu@hsa.ie.

Important Note

Construction information and publications contained on the website should be read in conjunction with the new construction regulations 2013. All construction topics and publications will be reviewed to take account of the new regulations.


Latest publications

ss_coverStrategy Statement 2016-2018
This latest strategy from the Authority sets out clearly its mission, values and priorities for the next three years. This is the blueprint for achie...
pow_coverProgramme of Work 2016
This is the first programme of work prepared by the Health and Safety Authority under its strategy for 2016 to 2018, and is developed to contribute to...
vets_coverHealth and Safety of Vets Visiting Farms
This guidance focuses on the vet’s obligations when carrying out work on a farm (excluding equine establishments). The content is also relevant to oth...
gates_guide_coverGuidelines on the Safety of Powered Gates
The purpose of this guidance is to assist those who have any responsibility for the specification, design, manufacture, purchase, installation, mainte...