This information sheet is written for employers, the self-employed and anyone who uses a ladder. Falls from ladders account for numerous serious and fatal injuries each year.
Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia. Legionella bacteria grow best between temperatures of 20°C – 45°C with optimum growth temperature being 35°C – 40°C. High temperatures (minimum 60°C) kill the bacteria.
This information sheet aims to raise awareness of the dangers caused by reversing vehicles in the workplace. It provides basic information, assistance and advice on the safety precautions to be taken when reversing vehicles or mobile equipment.
This information sheet provides basic guidance on the prevention of falls from vehicles and mobile work equipment. The guidance gives a general overview of falls from vehicles and does not deal with any specific vehicle types.
This information sheet provides a general overview of chemicals and their safety, including what they are and where to find information on the risks associated with exposure to chemicals in the workplace.
Dermatitis can be either allergic contact or irritant contact dermatitis.
Emerging evidence suggests a potential concern given the altered physico-chemical properties of nano-particles. Many Cleaning applications are now using nano substances in their make-up.
Loads carried in any vehicle, whether a motorbike, car, van, lorry, truck or trailer, should be secured so that they cannot move or fall off or out of the vehicle.
This Information Sheet provides brief guidance on the requirements for signs as set out in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007. Signs Information Sheet
All detergents on the EU market must be labelled and packaged according to the Detergent Regulations. Detergents that contain biocidal active substances must also comply with the Biocidal Products Regulation.