Latest Publications

  • 2020

    Safe Quarry - A Guide to Pedestrian Safety in Quarries

    This guidance has largely been developed from the Quarries National Joint Advisory Committee (QNJAC) “Follow our Footsteps- Guide to Pedestrian Safety in Quarries” document.

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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 Quarry - Guidelines to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Quarry) Regulations 2008

    These guidelines on the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Quarries) Regulations 2008 were developed with the assistance and advice of a working group on quarrying safety, representative of a wide range of interests in the quarrying industry and were revised in 2020 to take account of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Quarries) (Amendment) Regulations of 2013 and the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Quarries) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 and to reflect current best practice. A download (free of charge) is currently only available.

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  • 2020

    Construction Site Traffic Management Plan (CSTMP) Forms

    This Construction Site Traffic Management Plan (CSTMP) will help a PSCS or small contractor in developing a traffic management plan for work on construction sites (not live roads)

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  • 2020

    Construction Site Traffic Management Plan (CSTMP) Guidance

    This Construction Site Traffic Management Plan (CSTMP) will help a PSCS or small contractor in developing a traffic management plan for work on construction sites (not live roads).

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  • 2020

    Programme of Work 2020

    This is the second year for implementation of our strategy for the period 2019-2021 and this published document connects some of our key programme activities to the relevant strategy goals.

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  • 2020

    Chemical Agents Code of Practice 2020

    This Code of Practice is effective from January 17th 2020 and replaces the 2018 Code of Practice for the Chemical Agents Regulations. The 2020 Code of Practice has been re-structured to support both the Chemical Agents and Carcinogens Regulations, as amended. Schedule 1 now contains a list of all EU Commission derived occupational exposures limit values (OELVs) and includes new Binding OELVs from three recent amendments of the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive. Schedule 2 contains a list of Advisory OELVs derived from non-EU sources. Schedule 3 lists intended changes, (including the 5th Indicative OELV list). Schedule 4 lists carcinogenic substances, mixtures and processes and Schedule 5 contains the CAS number index.

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  • 2019

    The Medical Examination and Assessment of Divers at Work

    This document provides guidance and information on becoming a medical examiner of divers and the best practice standards for the medical examination, assessment and certification of divers.

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  • 2019

    Summary of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics 2017 - 2018

    The Authority’s annual Summary of Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Statistics presents the most recently available statistics on occupational injury, illness and workplace fatalities in Ireland.

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  • 2019

    Risk Assessment for Managing Ergonomic Risks

    The is an abridged version of the 'Managing Ergonomic Risk in the Workplace to Improve Musculoskeletal Health' publication, published in March 2019.

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