Information Sheets

  • 2010

    Chemical Safety Information Sheet

    Chemical Safety Information Sheet

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  • 2010

    Health and Safety Management in Healthcare

    This information sheet gives guidance on the key elements of health and safety management in healthcare. It is intended for small employers in the healthcare sector, e.g. small residential care providers and small healthcare practices.

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  • 2010

    Cattle Handling in Marts and Lairages Information Sheet

    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.

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  • 2010

    A Resource List for Schools

    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.

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  • 2010

    Motor Vehicle Repair Information Sheet

    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.

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  • 2010

    Work Transport Safety - Falls from Vehicles

    This information sheet provides basic guidance on the prevention of falls from vehicles and mobile work equipment.

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  • 2009

    Workplace Transport Safety Reversing Vehicles

    It provides basic information, assistance and advice on the safety precautions to be taken when reversing vehicles or mobile equipment.

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  • 2009

    Emergency Response Plans for Petrol Stations

    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.

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  • 2009
  • 2009

    Health and Safety for Swine Workers

    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.

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