Information Sheets

  • 2012

    Spray Polyurethane Foam SPF

    This information sheet provides general information on the use of professional grade high pressure spray polyurethane foam (SPF) regarding chemical health and safety issues for SPF installers

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  • 2012

    Noise in Entertainment 2012

    Employers have a legal duty to protect their staff from the potential harmful effects of loud music. The Noise at Work Regulations 2007 apply to any workplace where there is live or recorded music. This includes music played in a restaurant, bar, pub, nightclub, or music played alongside live dramatic or dance performance. The regulations apply to all staff – this means everyone from musicians and DJs, to bar and security staff. We know that music is at the heart of this industry and these regulations are not trying to change that. There are lots of simple and straightforward ways to protect against hearing damage, without compromising on the quality of the venue or the music.

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  • 2012

    Storage of Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories

    The aim of this guidance is to provide advice on the identification and assessment of risks associated with the storage of hazardous chemicals in laboratories.

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  • 2012

    Storage of Hazardous Chemicals in Warehouses and Drum Stores

    The aim of this guidance is to provide advice on the identification and assessment of risks associated with the storage of hazardous chemicals in warehouses and drum stores.

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  • 2012

    Guidance on the Purchase of New Machinery Jan 2012

    The purpose of this guidance is to assist those who specify and purchase machinery in relation to the associated safety and health issues which need to be considered.

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  • 2012

    Safety and Health Signs Information Sheet

    This Information Sheet provides brief guidance on the requirements for signs as set out in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007.

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  • 2011

    Safe Handling of Cattle on Farms Information Sheet

    This information sheet gives advice on the safe handling of cattle on farms. Dangerous situations involving cattle are almost entirely avoidable – you or a family member needn’t become a ‘statistic’.

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  • 2011

    Intoxicants at Work Information Sheet

    Both employers and employees often ask questions of the HSA about intoxicants at work and specifically the duties that arise for them. This information sheet provides answers to the most frequently asked questions for the purpose of providing guidance on intoxicants in relation to health and safety at work.

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  • 2011

    Work Related Stress Information Sheet for Employees

    Work related stress (WRS) is stress caused by or made worse by work. This information sheet aims to help employees understand and deal with their own stress, in order to better equip them to overcome and cope with work-related stress, where it arises.

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  • 2011

    Patient Hoist

    This information sheet provides guidance for employers and employees in healthcare establishments on safety with mobile hoists and slings.

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