Health and Safety Topics

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The Safety Representatives Resource Book, published by the HSA arising from an initiative by Congress, has extensive information on hazards in the workplace. Section 6 of the book has 17 chapters giving important information on subjects including bullying, occupational diseases, chemicals and hazardous substances and many more.

In addition, the Health & Safety Authority has an excellent and authoritative site which gives key information on a wide variety of topics at Health & Safety Topics

The HSA also lists information by sector at Your Industry

There are a number of short online courses available from HSA Learning including

  • Chemicals
  • Construction
  • Driving for Work
  • Risk Assessment
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Workplace Bullying
  • Workplace Transport


The OSH Wiki pages also have a range of good articles on various topics.

The ETUI site also has a good thematic structure with pages dealing with

  • Asbestos
  • Chemicals and REACH
  • Gender, Health & Work
  • MSDs
  • Nano Technology
  • Occupational Cancers
  • Safety of machinery
  • Safety Reps
  • Stress, Harrassment & Violence