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Employers have a legal responsibility to ensure that their employees are not at risk during work-related driving activities and therefore need to effectively manage the risks associated with driving. The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 includes the company vehicle as a place of work and states that ‘every employer shall ensure, so far […]
GHSS Health & Safety Cloud Based Management System can be accessed at any time from anywhere in the world via any web enabled device computer, tablet or mobile phone. Our Health and Safety Management System can ensure that your business is fully compliant with Health and Safety legislation and standards of best practice including OHSA’s 18001, ISO […]
A safety statement is a basic legal requirement on all employers and organisations under Section 20 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. The safety statement is a written document and must specify the manner in which the safety, health and welfare at work is managed within your company or organisation. It is based on a systematic risk assessment of the workplace.
A risk assessment is a careful examination of what could cause harm to people in the workplace.
Section 19 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 requires the employer to identify hazards in the place of work, to assess the risks presented by those hazards and to be in the possession of a written risk assessment.
A safety audit is an important element in any Safety Management System. The safety audit involves the collection of information and the analysis of activities, equipment, substances, systems, documentation and training requirements to establish the effectiveness and efficiency of the Safety Management System within the company or organisation.
The health, nutrition and wellbeing of a company’s workforce should be of paramount importance due to the massive costs incurred by sick leave each year. By changing what people eat can bring many benefits. Choosing to eat well today can prevent illness tomorrow.
In accordance with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Applications) Regulations 2007 all lifting equipment must be tested and examined by a competent person. This test and examination shall be carried out at specific intervals (either 6 or 12 months) and the competent person must produce a written report of thorough examination namely the GA1 certification.
A Fire Risk Assessment will look at the fire hazards, the risks of those hazards, the people at risk and the type of risk. The fire safety risk assessment will include;
Our auditing service assesses if the food safety management system in your business meets the required standard and food legislative requirements? If areas in your food safety management system are not fully compliant we will highlight these areas. We will make observations and recommendations to help you keep your business compliant with food safety legislation. Our audits are based on the relevant Irish Standards e.g. IS 340 and IS 341 and cover 280 points relating to all aspects of your operation?
The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work, (General Application) Regulations 2007, Chapter 5 of Part 2 outline the requirements that must be adhered to in relation to Display Screen Equipment. The regulations are applicable;