Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
Due to their size, weight and configuration, consignments of site cabins and prefabricated accommodation units are high-risk loads.
Round timber is a ‘live’ commodity, which can lead to independent movement of parts of the load if the restraint used is not adequate.
Load shifts can damage the goods you’re carrying, along with your vehicle, and put your life and other people’s lives at risk.
This information sheet is aimed at employers and employees providing formal care for older and vulnerable people in their own home. In Ireland, home care services are provided by the HSE, the voluntary sector and private providers.
Your employer must ensure that you are allowed to carry out your role as a safety representative or as a member of the safety committee. They must ensure that you can obtain the training to carry out your functions successfully.
This programme of work, the second prepared under the Health and Safety Authority’s Strategy 2016–2018, has been developed to contribute to our long-term vision of healthy, safe and productive lives.
This guidance is aimed at business leaders, owners, managers and those who control work activities at all workplaces.
You are responsible for the safety of yourself, your employees, and any other person that may be affected by your work activities.
Electromagnetic fields are generated whenever electricity is used. These guidelines explain the main provisions of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Electromagnetic Fields) Regulations, 2016 (S.I. No. 337 of 2016) in a user friendly way.
The aim of this guide is to assist in the systematic identification of occupational hazards in dentistry and to highlight protective and preventative measures that might be adopted in order to mitigate the risks posed to workers to as low a level as reasonably practicable.