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Information Resources  

List of Useful Health and Safety links: 

Health and Safety Websites

http://www.hsa.ie/

Health and Safety Authority (Ireland)

http://www.niso.ie/

National Irish Safety Organisation

http://www.iosh.ie/

Institution of Occupational Safety and Health

http://www.healthandsafetyreview.ie

Health and Safety Review Magazine

http://www.nsai.ie/

National Standards Authority of Ireland

http://www.nsc.org/pages/home.aspx

National Safety Council

http://www.piab.ie/

Personal Injuries Assessment Board

https://osha.europa.eu/en

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

http://www.hse.gov.uk/index.htm

Health and Safety Executive (UK)

http://www.usha.org.uk/

Universities Safety & Health Association

http://www.info4education.com/

Info 4 education is a comprehensive health and safety reference

 

List of Health and Safety Related Legislation 

General Health and Safety Acts and Regulations

  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005
  • Safety Health and Welfare at Work (General Applications) Regulations, 2007
  • Guide to the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 (HSA)
  • Public Health (Tobacco) Act 2002 & Public Health (Tobacco) (Amendment) Act 2004 Fire Services Act, 1981 & amendments introduced under Licensing of Indoor Events Act 2003
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, 2007
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Exposure to Asbestos) Regulations, 2006

Maternity Acts and Regulations

  • Maternity Protection (Amendment) Act 2004
  • Maternity Protection (Time Off for Ante-Natal and Post-Natal Care) Regulations 1995 Maternity Protection (Protection of Mothers who are Breastfeeding) Regulations 2004
  • Maternity Protection (Time Off for Ante-Natal Classes) Regulations 2004 (SI 353/04)

Manual Handling Acts and Regulations

  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Manual Handling of Loads) Regulations 2007 (SI 299/07)

Bullying/Harassment Acts and Regulations

  • Code of Practice Detailing Procedures for Addressing Bullying in the Workplace (LRC Code) (SI 17/02)
  • Code of Practice on Sexual Harassment and Harassment at Work (Equality Authority Code) (SI 72/02)
  • Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on the Prevention of and Resolution of Bullying at Work (HSA Code) 2007

Asbestos Acts and Regulations

  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Exposure to Asbestos) Regulations 2006 (SI 386/06)

Noise Acts and Regulations

  • Civil Liability (Assessment of Hearing) Act 1998 European Communities (Noise Emission by Equipment for Use Outdoors) Regulations 2001 (SI 632/01) Environmental Noise Regulations 2006 (SI 140/06)
  • European Communities (Noise Emission by Equipment for Use Outdoors) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (SI 241/06)
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Control of Noise) Regulations 2007 (SI 299/07)

Signs Regulations

  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Signs) Regulations 2007 (SI 299/07)

Smoking Acts and Regulations

  • Public Health Tobacco (Amendment) Act 2004
  • Tobacco (Health Promotion and Protection) Regulations, 1995 Review

Vibration Acts and Regulations

  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act (General Application) (Control of Vibration) Regulations 2007 (SI 299/07)

Visual Display Units (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations

  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act (General Application) (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 2007 (SI 299/07)

Working Time Acts and Regulations

  • Organisation of Working Time Act 1997
  • Young Persons/Children Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act 1996
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Protection of Children and Young Persons) Regulations 2007 (SI 299/07)

 

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