Driving for work involves a risk not only for drivers, but also for fellow workers and members of the public such as pedestrians and other road users who share the road space. People who drive for work have a higher collision rate than the general driving population, even after their higher mileages are taken into…
This guide is to assist you to understand the requirements set out in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Reporting of Accidents and Dangerous Occurrences) Regulations. It explains why accident and dangerous occurrence reporting is required, what is reportable, what is not reportable, who should make the report and how the report should be…
Vehicle related slips, trips and falls (STFs) are a leading cause of worker injury. Workers who drive or work with trucks and vans are most affected.
Bullying is a cost for both employers and employees. The cost can be both financial and human. If not sorted out internally, a serious case could bring an employer before a tribunal, the Labour Court and/or the civil courts.
This Code of Practice applies to all places of work where scaffolds are used to provide working platforms, protection from falls or means of access during construction work.
The aim of this document is to improve the level of safety of work near overhead electricity lines and, in doing so, to assist those who are involved in working in the vicinity of overhead electricity lines in avoiding the inherent dangers.
This code of practice particularly applies to the design and installation of anchors that are used in Safety Critical Situations. The European Technical Approval guideline documents define Safety Critical Situations as being ‘where the failure of such connections where the failure of such connections would cause risk of human injury or death.
Roles & responsibilities from designers, employers, employees & companies that contract for people working on roofs. Including codes of practise.
If a person is finding a role stressful, he or she has a duty to consider if the work system is unreasonable or if his or her skills or abilities do not match the job role, or if other outside issues are influencing him or her, or if his or her knowledge or skills or…
This information sheet is produced for employers, employees and anyone who works at a height using work platforms or trestles.