Information Sheets

  • 2021

    Safe Motor Vehicle Repair and Maintenance - Info Sheet

    This guidance is aimed at anyone involved in motor vehicle repair and maintenance (MVRM). It covers the main causes of injuries and ill health and explains some of the precautions you can take to prevent them.

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  • 2021

    Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Information Sheet

    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.

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  • 2021

    Information for Retailers on Hazard Labelling & Packaging of Chemical Products

    Hazardous chemical products must be labelled and packaged according to rules set out in specific classification, labelling and packaging legislation. Manufacturers, importers and formulators must ensure that such products are labelled and packaged correctly before being placed onto the market for sale.

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  • 2021

    Chemical Distributors Duties REACH and CLP

    Distributors of chemicals have duties under EU chemical legislation including the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals) Regulation and the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation. REACH controls the manufacture, import, supply and safe use of chemical substances in the EU while CLP requires companies to classify, label and package their hazardous chemicals correctly before placing them on the market.

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  • 2021

    Chemical Importers Information Sheet

    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.

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  • 2021

    Export and Import of Chemicals Information Sheet

    Information sheet on exporters duties under the Rotterdam Regulation (EU) No.689/2008 on the export and import of hazardous chemicals.

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  • 2020

    Working safely with bales on the farm Information Sheet

    Farmers, Contractors and all on farms need to know and understand the risks involved when dealing with all types of bales.

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  • 2020

    Safe Vehicle Tailboard Goods Lift Operations

    This information sheet provides basic information and highlights legal responsibilities in the use, maintenance and examination of vehicle tailboard goods lifts (tail lifts).

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  • 2019

    Managing Grey Fleet Information Sheet

    This guidance will help you learn about the legal duties of employers and how to implement a safe systems approach to managing the risk associated with driving for work in privately owned or privately leased vehicles, more commonly known as the grey fleet.

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  • 2019

    Quarry Vehicle Brakes Maintenance & Testing Info Sheet

    Quarry vehicles are very large and can cause significant damage and injury if they cannot be brought safely to a stop or controlled during operation or when parked on an incline.

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