Codes of Practice

  • 2016

    Code Of Practice for Safety In Roofwork

    This code of practice gives practical guidance to roofing companies, clients, designers, project supervisors (design and construction stages), safety representatives, safety consultants, advisors and anyone carrying out roofwork.

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  • 2016

    Code of Practice for the Chemical Agents Regulations 2016

    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.

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  • 2013
  • 2011

    2011 Code of Practice for Chemical Agent Regulations

    2011 Code of Practice for the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Chemical Agent) Regulations 2001. S.I. No. 619 of 2001

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  • 2010

    Code of Practice for Electrical Safety in Quarries

    This Code of Practice is aimed primarily at operators of quarries, designers of quarry electrical installations, electricians, safety and health practitioners, employers, managers, employees, safety representatives and anyone associated with electrical installations in quarries.

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  • 2010

    Children and Young Persons in Agriculture Code of Practice

    Because farms are homes as well as workplaces, there are frequently children and young persons in this high-risk environment, either in the family or as visitors. This means children and young persons are at risk of death or injury on farms. This Code of Practice applies only to on-farm work activities and their potential impact on children and young persons.

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  • 2010

    Code of Practice for the Design and Installation of Anchors

    The aim of this code of practice is to provide practical guidance to designers, specifiers and installers of metal anchors on the requirements and prohibitions set out in the relevant statutory provisions. This code of practice comes into operation on Monday May 17th 2010

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  • 2010

    Code of Practice for Working in Confined Spaces

    This code of practice is intended to provide practical guidance on safe work in confined spaces and is operational from 17th May 2010.

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  • 2010

    Code of Practice - For Contractors with Three or Less Employees Working on Roads

    This is a Code of Practice aimed at Contractors involved in Roadwork and Road Maintenance activities where three or less persons are employed

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  • 2010

    Code of Practice for Avoiding Danger from Underground Services

    This Code of Practice is a result of a joint initiative between the Health and Safety Authority, Construction Industry Federation, Irish Congress of Trade Unions, key utility companies/service providers and local authorities that are involved in the provision and maintenance of vital underground services. It provides practical guidance to assist in complying with safety, health and welfare legislation requiring that adequate precautions are taken in any excavation, shaft, earthwork, underground works or tunnel to avoid risk to persons at work arising from possible underground dangers. It replaces the Code of Practice for Avoiding Danger from Underground Services issued by the Authority in 2005.

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