Latest Publications

  • 2014

    Composting Information Sheet

    Composting is a natural biological process of decomposing organic waste material. Under the right conditions, the micro-organisms naturally present in the organic waste multiply and metabolise the organic matter, turning it into compost.

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  • 2014

    Controlling Waste Anaesthetic Gases in Healthcare Settings

    The purpose of this guide is to provide general information and guidance about Waste Anaesthetic Gases (WAGs) and healthcare workplace exposures. It highlights the main control measures required to prevent potentially harmful WAGs exposure.

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  • 2014

    Annual Report 2013

    The Authority demonstrated a high level of achievement in 2013 against a challenging and broad programme of work but with a reduced level of resources. The Authority met its key targets and exceeded a number of them.

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  • 2014

    Statistics Report 2013

    The tables and graphs contained in this publication outline statistics on occupational injury, illness and workplace fatalities in Ireland.

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  • 2014

    Labelling and Packaging Requirements for Detergents & Biocidal Detergent Products

    This information sheet has been produced jointly with the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine, and covers the packaging and labelling requirements of detergents and biocidal detergents.

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  • 2014

    Guidelines to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations 2013

    The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations, 2013 set down obligations on employers regarding the determination and assessment of risk with respect to biological agents; the prevention and control of exposure to hazardous biological agents; specific protection and preventive measures; arrangements to deal with accidents, incidents and emergencies; information, training and consultation; health surveillance; record-keeping; notification requirements to the Authority; and duties for employees.

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  • 2014

    Guide to the European Union (Prevention of Sharps Injuries in the Healthcare Sector) Regulations 2014

    The purpose of this guide is to provide practical information on the implementation of the European Union (Prevention of Sharps Injuries in the Healthcare Sector) Regulations 2014. The information is aimed at employers, managers, employees, safety representatives, health and safety practitioners and other interested parties in the healthcare sector.

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  • 2014

    Safety with Lead at Work

    This guide provides general information on lead with regard to chemical health and safety issues for workers using or exposed to lead while they are at work.

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  • 2014

    Programme of Work 2014

    This is the second Programme of Work prepared as part of our strategy for the period 2013 to 2015. Our vision is a country where worker safety, health and welfare and the safe management of chemicals are central to successful enterprise. This Programme of Work is designed to move us closer to achieving our vision.

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  • 2014

    Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) Guidance

    This guidance is written for employers, managers, employees and their safety representatives and those who provide, install and maintain local exhaust ventilation (LEV) systems.

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