Legislation

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: ·         […]

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 […]

November 5, 2012

Safe Evacuation For All A Planning and Management Guide

Access to buildings for people with disabilities has attracted considerable attention in recent years. A great deal of work has been done to improve the accessibility of public buildings for people with disabilities. Many public bodies have done accessibility audits […]

October 28, 2012
September 25, 2012
July 1, 2012

HSA calls for the the Irish healthcare sector to sumbit Case Studies

The below article is taken from the Health & Safety’s Authority’s website www.hsa.ie The Irish healthcare sector is a significant employer, with around a tenth of the working population in Ireland employed in the sector. Workers employed in the healthcare […]

June 29, 2012

Over eighty buisness now supported by the HSA’s BeSMART initiave

To be compliant in Health & Safety legislation all employers must Risk Access any hazards in the workplace and complete a Safety Statement, this can be an expensive and  mind boggling task for already resource stretched business owners, so in […]

May 7, 2012

BeSMART – The HSA’s free online tool to help small businesses to create their own safety statement

To be compliant in Health & Safety legislation all employers must Risk Access any hazards in the workplace and complete a Safety Statement, this can be an expensive and  mind boggling task for already resource stretched business owners, so in […]

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