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 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 […]

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
April 30, 2012

QSCS Plant Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions 1. Q. What does QSCS stand for? A. Quarries Skills Certification Scheme 2. Q. Why was it introduced? A . To provide a system for training and assessing quarry workers of certain occupations  and provide them with […]

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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