Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
In almost 6,000 workplace visits, HSA Inspectors found that 70% needed slip-resistant footwear. This information sheet will help you choose the most suitable slip-resistant footwear.
A greater percentage of slips, trips and falls (STF) result in absences from work of one month or more. This information sheet will help you understand how to control work-related STF.
A fire extinguisher must be appropriate for the type of fire likely to be encountered. This information sheet offers a general guide, but specialist advice may be necessary for certain situations.
Crystalline silica is widely found in nature. Occupational exposure to crystalline silica dust occurs in many industries.
Any hazard or potential hazard should be considered significant or potentially significant if such a failure would directly or indirectly, be liable to endanger premises, roadways or other places where people are likely to be found offsite; or likely to cause serious or fatal injuries to persons on or off-site.
Idlers are an important component in any conveyor system as they are used to support the conveyor belt and the load carried on the belt.
The operator needs to consider any activities that take place at the top of quarry faces and this would include inadvertent and unauthorised access, face profiling and surveying activities, drilling operations and shotfiring operations.
This information sheet aims to outline the key responsibilities for EU importers of chemical substances and mixtures under the REACH, CLP and Rotterdam Regulations, for which the Health & Safety Authority are the relevant Competent Authority in Ireland.
Information sheet for suppliers, distributors and retailers of containers of home heating oil.
This information sheet will help employers, the self-employed, employees, suppliers, designers, installers and facility managers understand how to control slips, trips and falls on stairs and steps at work.