Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
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.
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.