Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
Chemicals such as fertilizers, detergents, oils, disinfectants and plant protection products can play an important role in everyday life on the farm. However, if these chemicals are not used safely, then you could be at risk.
Diesel engines power many machines and vehicles including trucks, buses, private vehicles, farm machinery and construction equipment. Such vehicles and equipment are also potential sources of exposure to diesel exhaust fumes in the workplace. This information sheet will help you understand the composition of the exhaust, its health effects, and ways to assess and prevent exposure.
This Code of Practice transposes the provisions of Commission Directive 2000/39/EC establishing a first list of IOELVs in implementation of Council Directive 98/24/EC on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work.
Safety data sheets provide useful information on chemicals, describing the hazards the chemical presents, and giving information on handling, storage and emergency measures in case of an accident.
This document provides guidance and information to participants who are involved in the carriage of asbestos, mixtures containing asbestos and asbestos waste.
This guidance is intended to inform Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers (DGSAs) and those undertakings which need to appoint a DGSA, about the roles and responsibilities of a DGSA.
The aim of these guidelines is to provide basic information and general guidance on the selection, use
and maintenance of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace for use with chemical agents.
Information sheet on exporters duties under the Rotterdam Regulation (EU) No.689/2008 on the export and import of hazardous chemicals.
Composting is a natural biological process of decomposing organic waste material. Under the right conditions, the micro-organisms naturally present in the organic waste multiply and metabolise the organic matter, turning it into compost.
This information sheet has been produced jointly with the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine, and covers the
packaging and labelling requirements of detergents and biocidal detergents.