10th Jan 2020 Director General, Tom Parlon responding to recent Health and Safety Authority statistics:
25th Oct 2019 The focus of the final day of Construction Safety Week 2019 is on working safety with hazardous substances, and more specially, to ‘take care with chemicals.
24th Oct 2019 The theme of the 4th day of Construction Safety Week is around ‘Vehicle Risk and Safety in Lifting Operations’ with the slogan ‘Always look, listen and signal’.
23rd Oct 2019 Construction Safety Week Day 3 focus is on Working at Height, which unfortunately, continues to be the causal factor for fatalities and serious injury nationwide, not only in construction but in other workplaces such as in industry, in agriculture and persons at home.
23rd Oct 2019 Construction Safety Week Day 2 focus is on Working Safely with Electricity, which includes a clear message to all construction personnel to ‘check before you dig’, which relates to the importance of liaising with the respective utility service provider in advance of undertaking works in near...
21st Oct 2019 The Health and Safety Authority is undertaking a nationwide series of inspections on construction sites in an effort to reduce the rate of injury and death in the sector.
22nd Jul 2019 The construction industry is on track to have the lowest recorded workplace fatalities this year, with two recorded deaths in 2019. The Health and Safety Authority report 164 non-fatal workplace incidents in construction from January to June 2019.
15th May 2019 The Health and Safety Authority , on May 15th, launched a free short on-line course aimed at assisting tradespeople who may encounter asbestos-containing materials in the course of their work.
12th Jun 2018 The Health and Safety Authority yesterday began an inspection and awareness campaign targeting the construction sector.
25th Apr 2018 In Ireland from 2008 to 2017 there were 501 people killed due to work activity with many thousands more seriously injured.