Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
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.
The aim of this code of practice is to provide practical guidance to designers, specifiers
and installers of metal anchors on the requirements and prohibitions set out in the
relevant statutory provisions.
This code of practice is intended to provide practical guidance on safe work in confined spaces and is operational from 1st May 2017.
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.