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Health and Safety Authority
 
Name Of Publisher: Health and Safety Authority  
Location: Dublin, Ireland
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Areas Of Expertise: Background: The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is the state-sponsored body national body in Ireland with responsibility for occupational health and safety. Its role is to secure health and safety at work. The Authority consults widely with employers, employees and their respective organisations to help develop sound policies and good workplace practices. The HSA has overall responsibility for the administration and enforcement of health and safety at work in Ireland. EXPERTISE: The HSA are the national centre for information and advice to employers, employees and self-employed on all aspects of workplace health and safety. The Authority also promotes education, training and research in the field.
 

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Role of the HSA The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has overall responsibility for the administration and enforcement of health and safety at work in Ireland. We monitor compliance with legislation at the workplace and can take enforcement action (up to and including prosecutions). We are the national centre for information and advice to employers, employees and self-employed on all aspects of workplace health and safety. The HSA also promotes education, training and research in the field of health and safety. Our Remit There are a wide range of activities that fall under our remit including: Promotion of good standards of health and safety at work; Inspection of all places of work and monitoring of compliance with health and safety laws; Investigation of serious accidents, causes of ill health and complaints; Undertaking and sponsoring research on health and safety at work; Developing and publishing codes of practice, guidance and information documents; Providing an information service during office hours; Developing new laws and standards on health and safety at work. Consultation Because safety is everybody's responsibility there is always wide consultation with employers, employees and their respective organisations. To help develop sound policies and good workplace practices the HSA works with various advisory committees and task forces which focus on specific occupations or hazards.
  
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