RAPEX is an EU-wide rapid information exchange system for products found to pose a serious health and/or safety risk, the list of products is updated weekly by the EU.
This Safety Alert provides simple practical advice on eliminating or reducing the risks associated with using gas cylinders.
The Health & Safety Authority (HSA) has been made aware by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport of a product recall involving GME EPIRBs.
Safety alert from the Health & Safety Authority for the attention of all those persons who are involved in the use of lorry mounted cranes following a recent fatal accident.
Following a number of recent incidents, including electrocutions, where electric cable reels were involved, the HSA wishes to warn people of the dangers that could arise from the misuse or abuse of electric cable reels.
The Health and Safety Authority has been made aware of research that shows that certain designs of safety shoes may not provide adequate protection where there is a risk of penetration from construction nails.
As a result of a recent fatal accident involving a passenger lift, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has issued a safety alert for the attention of those persons who are in control of and also those who maintain passenger lifts.
The Health and Safety Authority has been made aware of a possible stability issue with the Genie Z135/70 Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP).
The Health and Safety Authority has been made aware of the recall of the original "ZIGZAG" mechanical Prusik serial number 13108****** for tree cultivation specialists (Arborists).
Arising out of the recent storms and subsequent damage to the ESB network, the Health & Safety Authority (HSA) understands that electrical generators are being used to provide temporary replacement power.
The Health and Safety Authority is concerned with an increased detection rate of sub-standard scaffold boards in use on construction sites and in an increase in the number of accidents involving sub-standard boards.
Don't let what should be a happy event for both farmer and the cow turn into a tragic accident.
The Health and Safety Authority is concerned with the increased number of fatalities involving chainsaws at work.
The Health and Safety Authority has been made aware of mobile sandblasters entering the EU that are potentially dangerous and do not conform to the relevant European safety directive (97/23/EC).
Keep locked up and out of the reach of children - Do NOT let children handle!
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