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.
The purpose of this book is clear from the title: it is a resource book. It is specifically a resource book for safety representatives, but the hope and indeed the expectation is that it is a resource to which employers, their occupational health and safety advisors, employees and the self-employed will refer.
This guidance document has been prepared to assist those working with Mobile Elevated Work Platforms
(MEWPs). It offers guidance on Static Vertical, Static Boom, Mobile Vertical and Mobile Booms.
This joint guidance developed by the EPA in conjunction with the Authority addresses the safe handling and storage of a range of household hazardous waste types at civic amenity sites in order to manage not only the environmental risks but also health and safety risks.
The HSA has developed a new three year plan outlining a course of action, aimed at influencing and improving work related vehicle safety in Ireland.
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.
The tables and graphs contained herein outline the most recently available statistics on occupational injury, illness and workplace fatalities in Ireland.
The Authority achieved a challenging and broad programme of work in 2016. Across the areas of workplace health and safety regulation, chemicals regulation, and national accreditation, we continued our approach of supporting Irish enterprise, primarily through the provision of information and advice, and through enforcement where necessary.
The HSA has developed a free online course called ‘Your Safety, Health and Welfare in Healthcare’. This companion information leaflet is aimed at individuals working in the healthcare sector who provide patient care, and who would benefit from partaking of the course.
The HSA has developed a free online course called ‘Chemical Safety in the Workplace’. This companion information leaflet describes the benefits of the course, which is aimed at employers, employees, supervisors and safety representatives in any sector where chemicals are used.