Education

  • 2015

    Grandad Built Our House

    A book about construction safety by children from all over Ireland. This book is the culmination of work between primary school children, artists and writers around the high risk world of construction work.

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  • 2014

    Too Cold for Sharks

    A book about ocean safety and fishing life by children from all over Ireland. Children have led the way in many cultural changes for the better in Ireland. From the move towards recycling to wearing seat belts, children have a huge influence in the home, the community and by extension - the workplace. This book is part of the Authority’s awareness raising campaign aimed at reducing death and injuries amongst fishermen.

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  • 2013

    Guidelines on Managing Safety, Health and Welfare in Primary Schools - Short Guide

    Companion document to the Guidelines on Managing Safety, Health and Welfare in Primary Schools.

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  • 2013

    Treoirlínte ar Bhainistiú Sábháilteachta, Sláinte agus Leasa i mBunscoileanna

    Forbraíodh na Treoirlínte seo mar fhreagra ar éileamh ón earnáil oideachais ar threoir agus deimhniú maidir leis na hoibleagáidí agus freagrachtaí dlí atá leagtha ar na scoileanna. Ba é an t-éileamh seo, chomh maith leis an tuiscint go raibh gá le sábháilteacht, sláinte agus leas san ionad oibre a bhainistiú, agus gur féidir leis an dá ní seo a bheith mar chuid dhílis de na próisis phleanála atá ann cheana ar leibhéal na scoile, ba iad seo a bhí mar bhunús leis an gcomhoibriú a tharla idir na páirtnéirí bainteacha.

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  • 2013

    Guidelines on Managing Safety, Health and Welfare in Primary Schools

    These Guidelines have been developed in response to a demand from the education sector for guidance and clarification in relation to the legal obligations and responsibilities that have been placed on schools. This demand, combined with the recognition that workplace safety, health and welfare needs to be managed and can be integrated into existing planning processes at school level, was at the core of the collaboration between the partners involved.

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  • 2013

    Only a Giant Can Lift a Bull

    This book is a celebration of life on farms in Ireland, through the eyes and words of children. They tell us that farms are great places to live and grow up on. They also tell us how fragile life on the farm can be for children and adults alike, when chances are taken and safety is compromised.

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  • 2011

    Protecting Young People at Work (5th Edition) (2009)

    Protecting Young People at Work (5th Edition) (2009)

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  • 2011

    Young People and Workplace Accidents (6th Edition) (2010)

    Young People and Workplace Accidents - 6th edition 2010

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  • 2010

    Guidelines on Managing Safety and Health - Post Primary Schools Part 1 of 2

    The “Guidelines on Managing Safety and Health in Post-Primary Schools” has been produced by a Steering Group of representatives from the Health and Safety Authority, the State Claims Agency, the Department of Education and Skills and the School Development Planning Initiative. The guidelines are a management tool intended to offer guidance and practical advice to assist schools in planning, organising and managing a safe and healthy school environment for staff, pupils and visitors. They will also help schools to benchmark current policies and practices against current legislative requirements. They do not place any additional responsibility on schools that does not already exist in legislation. Part 1 of the Guidelines is a step-by-step approach to putting in place a safety and health management system for post-primary schools

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  • 2010

    Guidelines on Managing Safety and Health - Post Primary Part 2 of 2

    Part 2 contains all the tools and templates you will need to get your school safety and health management system up and running to include: planning templates, sample safety and health policy, management organisation chart and training and monitoring tools. Part 2 also includes a Risk Assessment Tool (Tool 4) which provides a series of templates, listing the most common hazards and risks in the school environment. These templates will assist you in carrying out your risk assessment(s) and can complement efforts in identifying hazards and reducing risks.. They can also be reviewed and updated at any time during the school year as circumstances change or new hazards arise.

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