Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
This code of practice gives practical guidance to roofing companies, clients, designers, project supervisors (design and construction stages), safety representatives, safety consultants, advisors and anyone carrying out roofwork.
A book about construction safety by children from all over Ireland. This book is the culmination of work between
primary school children, artists and writers around the high risk
world of construction work.
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 information sheet provides general information on the control of Legionella spp. bacteria in water cooling towers.
This factsheet aims to highlight the physical risk factors associated with the manual handling of roof panels and to present examples of how such risk factors can be reduced.
Do you carry out repair, renovation or maintenance works in older buildings? If so, read the information in this leaflet, it could save your life!
The aim of these guidelines is to provide a broad spectrum of guidance aimed at the prevention of occupational illness from exposure to respirable asbestos fibres. The ‘Safety with asbestos information sheet’ and ‘Working with materials containing asbestos cement’ publication are now superseded by this new asbestos guidance publication.
This guidance is aimed at contractors who undertake construction work on private domestic dwellings. Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013, a Client is a person for whom a construction project is carried out. This now includes a person having construction work carried out on their own home.
This guide tells you what you need to know and do when you are having construction work done in your home. The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) developed this guide in light of new responsibilities for homeowners under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013. The regulations apply to construction work that you pay to get done in your home. They do not apply to DIY (Do it yourself) jobs.
This guide has been put together as an introduction to the management of manual handling in the construction sector.