Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
This programme of work, the third 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.
Using nail products and other products several times every day can pose a risk to your health. This information leaflet has been developed to provide practical advice to those working in the nail industry.
Farmers should be aware that some aspects of this physical work involve a risk of musculoskeletal injury, particularly back injury.
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.
This following guidance has been updated in order to comply with current legislation in particular the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013 Part 14 Construction Site Welfare Facilities.
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.