Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
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.
Information sheet for suppliers, distributors and retailers of containers of home heating oil.
This leaflet sets out the key duties of clients, designers, project supervisors and contractors under the Design and Management sections of the Construction Regulations.
The aim of this Code of Practice is to improve the level of safety and health among all people engaged in the agriculture sector by providing practical guidance.
Farm Safety Code of Practice risk assessment document. For farms with three or less employees.
An analysis of the 2013 health and safety authority survey.