Health & Safety

March 23, 2017

www.safetydoc.ie is now live

After much development, we now have a new service available to aid small contractors: www.safetydoc.ie is an online tool to aid small contractors to create Method Statements, Whether you are looking to complete a Method Statement for Groundwork, Blocklaying, Roofing, Glazing, […]

April 22, 2013

Auxiliary Reversing Devices

Construction regulations have changed since 30th November 2012. The below is taken from the HSA website www.hsa.ie FAQ 1.     What changes does the Amendment make? The key changes to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2006 are: ·         […]

March 11, 2013

Legionella and Legionnaires’ disease

What is Legionnaires’ disease? There are on average about 10 cases of Legionnaires Disease reported each year in Ireland. Legionellosis is the collective name given to the pneumonia-like illness caused by legionella bacteria. This includes the most serious legionnaires’ disease, as […]

November 30, 2012

Domestic Home Owners to be Brought under the Remit of The Construction Regulations

QUICK GUIDE: AMENDMENT OF DEFINITION OF ‘CLIENT’ TO INCLUDE DOMESTIC HOMEOWNERS Why are these changes happening? Improve worker safety – there have been 11 fatalities and many more serious injuries on domestic construction sites in the past three years. Construction […]

November 12, 2012

New Code of Practice launched for Quarries with less than 3 employee’s

This new code of practice has been launched by the HSA, it provides guidance for small operators in quarries and should also be used as a reference for anyone working in the quarrying industry, the Code of Practice can be […]

October 28, 2012
October 5, 2012

Free Place on Safe Pass 20th October

If you want to put your name in for the Free Space just head on to our Face Book page and put your name in the comment section of the relevant post. Southsafe Safety & Consultancy Facebook page can be […]

September 25, 2012
July 30, 2012

European Good Practice awards

As part of its European Campaign for Safety and Health at Work, which for 2012/13 focuses on the theme of “Working Together for Risk Prevention”, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work makes Good Practice Awards to businesses […]

July 25, 2012

Ireland Workplace Fatalities up to July 2012

Twenty one people have been killed so far this year in Irish workplaces, Agriculture,forestry and fishing are still having a high fatality rate but if the current trend continues then it looks numbers are going to be down from last […]

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