Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
Livestock marts and the lairages of abattoirs present a unique set of health and safety risks. There have been many accidents and large numbers of ‘safety incidents’, some of these accidents have been fatal. This simple guidance is for everyone in marts and lairages, whether workers or farmers. This leaflet is a summary of the “Guidance on Safe Operation of Marts and Lairages” also available from this website.
The Health and Safety Authority has produced
this resource list as an aid to all those working
in schools and to young people learning about
workplace safety and health.
Working in the Motor Vehicle Repair (MVR) industry exposes people to different hazards, including
dangerous chemicals. This information sheet should assist those working in the industry to ensure
they can identify, and are aware of, the hazards involved and how to protect themselves and their
workers from dangerous chemicals.
This information sheet provides basic guidance on the prevention of falls from vehicles and mobile work equipment.
This checklist can be used as an aid in assessing and controlling hazards in the retail sector.
It provides basic information, assistance and advice on the safety precautions to be taken when reversing vehicles or mobile equipment.
The following information sheet is an illustrative but not exhaustive, outline for an Emergency Response plan and procedures for a petrol station. The Emergency plan must be site-specific.
Recent research suggests that swine confinement workers are potentially exposed to workplace contaminants at levels above recommended health limits. This information sheet provides useful information for anyone who works in such an environment.