Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
The ability to write effective reports helps occupational hygienists achieve their goals of preventing and controlling workplace hazards.
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.
The purpose of this guide is to provide general information and guidance about Waste Anaesthetic Gases (WAGs) and healthcare workplace exposures. It highlights the main control measures required to prevent potentially harmful WAGs exposure.
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.
Information on the Health and Safety responsibilities of Forest Land Owners and Managers who intend to fell their trees.
The Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation covers hazardous chemicals sold to professional users and consumers. This information sheet outlines the key requirements for the labelling and packaging of hazardous chemicals under the CLP Regulation.
This information sheet provides general information on the control of Legionella spp. bacteria in water cooling towers.
This information sheet deals with pedestrian safety in fixed and temporary workplaces. It is aimed at employers, self-employed people and people in control of places of work. It explains the importance of managing pedestrians in workplaces where vehicles, mobile plant or machinery operates.
Forklifts are extremely useful workplace vehicles, as long as they are used safely and appropriately by operators who are appropriately trained and competent to use them. This information sheet will help you and those you work with stay safe around forklifts.
Forklifts can be dangerous machines. If not maintained properly, there is a risk of injury or death. This information sheet outlines what must be done to keep forklifts safe and fit for purpose.