Information Sheets

  • 2012

    Storage of Hazardous Chemicals in Warehouses and Drum Stores

    The aim of this guidance is to provide advice on the identification and assessment of risks associated with the storage of hazardous chemicals in warehouses and drum stores.

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  • 2012

    Guidance on the Purchase of New Machinery Jan 2012

    The purpose of this guidance is to assist those who specify and purchase machinery in relation to the associated safety and health issues which need to be considered.

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  • 2012

    Safety and Health Signs Information Sheet

    This Information Sheet provides brief guidance on the requirements for signs as set out in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007.

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  • 2011

    Safe Handling of Cattle on Farms Information Sheet

    This information sheet gives advice on the safe handling of cattle on farms. Dangerous situations involving cattle are almost entirely avoidable – you or a family member needn’t become a ‘statistic’.

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  • 2011

    Tuberculosis - Protecting Healthcare Workers From Workplace Exposure

    This information sheet gives guidance on preventing employee exposure to tuberculosis (TB) disease in healthcare settings. The information is aimed at healthcare managers but will also be of interest to employees.

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  • 2011

    Intoxicants at Work Information Sheet

    Both employers and employees often ask questions of the HSA about intoxicants at work and specifically the duties that arise for them. This information sheet provides answers to the most frequently asked questions for the purpose of providing guidance on intoxicants in relation to health and safety at work.

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  • 2011

    Work Related Stress Information Sheet for Employees

    Work related stress (WRS) is stress caused by or made worse by work. This information sheet aims to help employees understand and deal with their own stress, in order to better equip them to overcome and cope with work-related stress, where it arises.

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  • 2011

    Patient Hoist

    This information sheet provides guidance for employers and employees in healthcare establishments on safety with mobile hoists and slings.

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  • 2011

    Chemical Distributors Duties REACH and CLP

    Distributors of chemicals have duties under EU chemical legislation including the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals) Regulation and the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation. REACH controls the manufacture, import, supply and safe use of chemical substances in the EU while CLP requires companies to classify, label and package their hazardous chemicals correctly before placing them on the market.

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  • 2011

    Load Security Information Sheet

    Load Security Information Sheet

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