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What is a Physical Hazard?

An example of a physical hazard is fire, electricity and poor housekeeping.


What is Manual Handling?

Manual Handling is the lifting, pushing, pulling, putting down of a load where there is a risk of injury.


Manual Handling Training

Manual Handling training is required under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work General Application Regulations 2007.


Working near Schools

Work on or near occupied Schools pose additional safety, health and welfare risks to both workers and the school staff, children, parents and visitors.


Safety Representatives and Safety Consultation Guidelines 2016

These Guidelines have been updated in 2016.


What is a Mechanical Hazard?

Mechanical hazards are created as a result of either powered or manual (human) use of tools, equipment or machinery and plant.


"So far as is reasonably practicable"

What does so far as is reasonably practicable mean?


What is a Hazard?

A hazard is anything that has the potential to cause harm.


HSA Safety Alert - Chain Flail

This safety alert, originally published in 2010, has been re-issued as it has come to the attention of the H.S.A. that Non –Standard flail brush cutter strimmer heads have been on sale recently.


IOSH Article

Geraldine McGovern recently featured in an IOSH article about Continual Professional Development (CPD).