Safe Work Practices

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 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 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 […]

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 19, 2012

HSA looking for submissions on “Draft Health and Safety Authority Strategy 2013 to 2015”

The Health and Safety Authority requests comments and observations on its draft strategy for the period 2013 to 2015. The draft strategy has been developed by the senior management of the Authority with input and guidance from the Board and […]

May 14, 2012
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 […]

April 24, 2012

The CSP Programme of Work 2012 is now available

“This is the fifth Programme agreed by the Construction Safety Partnership (CSP). The industry has experienced dramatic change and downsizing since 2007 and employment in 2012 is forecast to be below 100,000. In taking account of this the CSP is […]

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