Guidelines and Safety Advisory/Guidance Notes/Fast Facts

Guideline Documents

Writing your Site or Service Safety Statement Guideline

Site Specific Safety Statement Template

Bariatric Guideline Re Managing the Manual Handling issues of Service Users with Bariatric Needs

Guidelines for the Preparation for Transport of Patient Specimens and other Biological Materials

Safety Advisory Guidance Notes (SAGN's)

National DGSA Single Supplier Framework 

Pregnant Employee Risk Assessment

Slips Trips and Falls 

Safety Documentation to support the implementation of a Safety Mgt Programme 

Suspicious Packages - Biological/Chemical threats by post 

Occupational Hygiene 

Fast Facts

FAST FACTS provide a brief overview of various health and safety topics to support our managers, employees, safety representatives and others. Additional information, if required, is available on the website or by contacting the helpdesk on 1850 420420. Why not bring this to your Safety Committees /Departmental Meeting for discussion?


Safety Statement

From Risk Assessment to Safety Statement

Incident Management

Slips, trips and falls

Office Safety

Safe Use & Disposal of Sharps

OSH training Policy

Cytotoxic Policy

When the Inspector calls

Dealing with aggressive phone calls

Guide for Managers

Ergonomic Tips for a Healthier Workspace


Latex Policy Fast Fact

Lone Working Policy Fast Fact

Principles of Safer Manual Handling Fast Fact

Moving and Handling Fast Fact

Aggression and Violence Policy Fast Fact

Driving for Work Policy Fast Fact

Contractors Policy Fast Fact

Stress Policy Fast Fact

Working at Heights Fast Fact

Vulnerable workers and Dangerous Substances