Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
This information sheet focuses on risk-reduction measures for systems of work used for the manual handling of glazing units from a storage area on site to the point of installation.
This is the third programme of work prepared by the Health and Safety Authority under its strategy for 2013 to 2015. The programme for 2015 has a significant level of continuity with previous years as we build on the groundwork and achievements of earlier programmes.
Electrical installations, if not properly maintained, can kill, injure and cause serious property damage. In Ireland, people are killed almost every year from contact with, or as a result of electricity. This Guidance-Note aims to assist employers, employees and others put in place a suitable regime for periodic inspection and testing of electrical installations to reduce the possibility of harm arising from the electrical installation in a workplace.
A book about ocean safety and fishing life by children from all over Ireland. Children have led the way in many cultural changes for the better in Ireland. From the move towards recycling to wearing seat belts, children have a huge influence in the home, the community and by extension - the workplace. This book is part of the Authority’s awareness raising campaign aimed at reducing death and injuries amongst fishermen.
The aim of this guidance document is to help improve standards of safety and health in the commercial sea/marine fishing sector.
In an effort to aid prevention of accidents and ill-health among fishermen, this guidance document looks at the role of the Safety Statement in managing health and safety, the most common causes of death, injury and ill-health and gives basic information to help illuminate or control the risks involved in fishing.
The purpose of this information sheet is to provide information and guidance on managing the risk of work-related violence and aggression in the healthcare setting.
The ability to write effective reports helps occupational hygienists achieve their goals of preventing and controlling workplace hazards.
Composting is a natural biological process of decomposing organic waste material. Under the right conditions, the micro-organisms naturally present in the organic waste multiply and metabolise the organic matter, turning it into compost.
The purpose of this guide is to provide general information and guidance about Waste Anaesthetic Gases (WAGs) and healthcare workplace exposures. It highlights the main control measures required to prevent potentially harmful WAGs exposure.
This poster has been produced jointly with the Road Safety Authority and An Garda Síochána.