Information Sheets

  • 2022

    Work Related Stress Information Sheet for Employees

    Work related stress (WRS) is stress caused by or made worse by work. This information sheet aims to help employees understand and deal with their own stress, in order to better equip them to overcome and cope with work-related stress, where it arises.

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  • 2022

    Safe Working with Diesel Engine Exhaust - Information Sheet

    Diesel engines power many machines and vehicles including trucks, buses, private vehicles, farm machinery and construction equipment. Such vehicles and equipment are also potential sources of exposure to diesel exhaust fumes in the workplace. This information sheet will help you understand the composition of the exhaust, its health effects, and ways to assess and prevent exposure.

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  • 2022

    Crystalline Silica Dust - Information Sheet

    Crystalline silica is widely found in nature. Where concrete, stone or sand based materials are used, there is a potential for exposure to crystalline silica dust.

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  • 2022

    Wood Working - Information Sheet

    Hardwood or softwood dusts generated during work processes can be hazardous to your health. Certain machines, e.g. sanding machines, can generate particularly high levels of dust.

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  • 2021

    Safe Motor Vehicle Repair and Maintenance - Info Sheet

    This guidance is aimed at anyone involved in motor vehicle repair and maintenance (MVRM). It covers the main causes of injuries and ill health and explains some of the precautions you can take to prevent them.

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  • 2021

    Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Information Sheet

    Safety data sheets provide useful information on chemicals, describing the hazards the chemical presents, and giving information on handling, storage and emergency measures in case of an accident.

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  • 2021

    Information for Retailers on Hazard Labelling & Packaging of Chemical Products

    Hazardous chemical products must be labelled and packaged according to rules set out in specific classification, labelling and packaging legislation. Manufacturers, importers and formulators must ensure that such products are labelled and packaged correctly before being placed onto the market for sale.

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  • 2021

    Chemical Distributors Duties REACH and CLP

    Distributors of chemicals have duties under EU chemical legislation including the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals) Regulation and the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation. REACH controls the manufacture, import, supply and safe use of chemical substances in the EU while CLP requires companies to classify, label and package their hazardous chemicals correctly before placing them on the market.

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  • 2021

    Chemical Importers Information Sheet

    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.

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  • 2021

    Export and Import of Chemicals Information Sheet

    Information sheet on exporters duties under the Rotterdam Regulation (EU) No.689/2008 on the export and import of hazardous chemicals.

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