Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
The operator needs to consider any activities that take place at the top of quarry faces and this would include inadvertent and unauthorised access, face profiling and surveying activities, drilling operations and shotfiring operations.
This information sheet aims to outline the key responsibilities for EU importers of chemical substances and mixtures under the REACH, CLP and Rotterdam Regulations, for which the Health & Safety Authority are the relevant Competent Authority in Ireland.
Information sheet for suppliers, distributors and retailers of containers of home heating oil.
This information sheet will help employers, the self-employed, employees, suppliers, designers, installers and facility managers understand how to control slips, trips and falls on stairs and steps at work.
Due to their size, weight and configuration, consignments of site cabins and prefabricated accommodation units are high-risk loads.
Round timber is a ‘live’ commodity, which can lead to independent movement of parts of the load if the restraint used is not adequate.
Load shifts can damage the goods you’re carrying, along with your vehicle, and put your life and other people’s lives at risk.
Your employer must ensure that you are allowed to carry out your role as a safety representative or as a member of the safety committee. They must ensure that you can obtain the training to carry out your functions successfully.
This Information sheet will help you learn about the relevant legislation, duties of employers, and how to implement a safe systems approach to managing driving for work.
Before carrying out any work at height around the farm involving minor repairs on sheds, on buildings or on silos, you
must ask yourself are you competent and have you the right equipment to carry out the work safely.