Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
THOR (ROI) is a Health and Occupation Research network comprising of four surveillance schemes collecting data on work related illness (WRI) in the Republic of Ireland (ROI).
This information sheet deals with the set-up, use, maintenance and thorough examination of lorry loader cranes (LLCs), also known as lorry loaders, to make sure that lifting operations are carried out safely.
This information sheet provides basic information and highlights legal responsibilities in the use, maintenance and examination of vehicle tail lifts (tail lifts).
When a chemical is delivered to a workplace, the hazard information is usually visible on the supply (CLP) or transport (ADR) label or for deliveries in tanks, it is provided via a REACH Safety Data Sheet (SDS).
In almost 6,000 workplace visits, HSA Inspectors found that 70% needed slip-resistant footwear. This information sheet will help you choose the most suitable slip-resistant footwear.
A greater percentage of slips, trips and falls (STF) result in absences from work of one month or more. This information sheet will help you understand how to control work-related STF.
A fire extinguisher must be appropriate for the type of fire likely to be encountered. This information sheet offers a general guide, but specialist advice may be necessary for certain situations.
Crystalline silica is widely found in nature. Occupational exposure to crystalline silica dust occurs in many industries.
Any hazard or potential hazard should be considered significant or potentially significant if such a failure would directly or indirectly, be liable to endanger premises, roadways or other places where people are likely to be found offsite; or likely to cause serious or fatal injuries to persons on or off-site.
Idlers are an important component in any conveyor system as they are used to support the conveyor belt and the load carried on the belt.