Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
This information sheet provides advice and guidance on the safe use of quad bikes. The guidance is no substitute for formal training and we recommend that quad bike operators undertake formal training in advance of quad bike or all-terrain vehicle (ATV) use.
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.
Quad bike fatalities represented 19% of all farm vehicle fatalities during this period. 75% of those that suffered fatal quad bike accidents were aged 60 years or older.
THOR (ROI) is a Health and Occupation Research network comprising of four surveillance schemes collecting data on work related illness (WRI) in the Republic of Ireland (ROI).
This information sheet deals with the set-up, use, maintenance and thorough examination of lorry loader cranes (LLCs), also known as lorry loaders, to make sure that lifting operations are carried out safely.
This information sheet provides basic information and highlights legal responsibilities in the use, maintenance and examination of vehicle tail lifts (tail lifts).
When a chemical is delivered to a workplace, the hazard information is usually visible on the supply (CLP) or transport (ADR) label or for deliveries in tanks, it is provided via a REACH Safety Data Sheet (SDS).
In almost 6,000 workplace visits, HSA Inspectors found that 70% needed slip-resistant footwear. This information sheet will help you choose the most suitable slip-resistant footwear.
A greater percentage of slips, trips and falls (STF) result in absences from work of one month or more. This information sheet will help you understand how to control work-related STF.
A fire extinguisher must be appropriate for the type of fire likely to be encountered. This information sheet offers a general guide, but specialist advice may be necessary for certain situations.