Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
This guidance focuses on the vet’s obligations when carrying out work on a farm (excluding equine establishments). The content is also relevant to other professionals handling animals on farms, for example, livestock scanners, AI staff and weight recording staff.
The purpose of this guidance is to assist those who have any responsibility for the specification, design, manufacture, purchase, installation, maintenance, inspection or use of powered gates.
This publication demonstrates examples of how companies introduced a range of engineering and organisational improvements in the way work is carried out to avoid or reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury.
It describes a range of measures that companies can consider to minimise exposure of their workforce to poor ergonomic conditions.
The major cause of timber related fatal accidents is being struck by falling trees or branches while felling trees
The aim of the plan was to work with the sector in developing a culture of safety and in reducing injuries and illness among its workforce.
Safe ports make for efficient ports which are well positioned to support Ireland’s economy and create employment through export led growth.
This document was prepared from the QNJAC code of conduct for clients and contractors and the Health and Safety Authority gratefully acknowledge their assistance.
Safety data sheets provide useful information on chemicals, describing the hazards the chemical presents, and giving information on handling, storage and emergency measures in case of an accident.
The European Working Conditions Survey (EWCS) is a key survey on working conditions managed by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions.
Farmers, Contractors and all on farms need to know and understand the risks involved when dealing with all types of bales.