Health & Safety

Antaris to Review Health & Safety Risk Assessments for Marine Survey Office

Antaris is delighted to announce that we are working with The Marine Survey Office to review and where appropriate, update its health and safety risk assessments (including COVID risk assessments), associated with its surveyor field activities. The Marine Survey Office (MSO) operates under the auspices of the Department of Transport and is responsible for the …

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ISO 45001 Migration from OHSAS 18001

ISO 45001 Certification – migration from OHSAS 18001   NSAI Migration Policy The NSAI Migration Policy sets out specific timelines and options for certification to ISO 45001:2018 for existing OHSAS 18001 certified organisations. ISO 45001 replaces the OHSAS standard and puts Occupational Health and Safety at the same level of international recognition as the Quality …

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Virtual Training Courses

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, Antaris has delivered in excess of one hundred virtual training courses in conjunction with our training partner, SQT Training. Historically, most of our training courses were delivered in several hotels with state-of-the-art training facilities or in-house in the organisations’ own premises. Of necessity, a significant number of courses …

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Legionella: Managing the risks and reopening buildings safely

Legionellosis is a collective term for diseases caused by legionella bacteria including the most serious legionnaires’ disease, as well as the similar but less serious conditions of Pontiac fever and Lochgoilhead fever. Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia and everyone is potentially susceptible to infection. The risk increases with age, but some …

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Employment Health & Safety law and COVID-19

For up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) go to – Irish Health Services Executive (HSE) and Government websites: www.HSE.ie https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/ https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/c36c85-covid-19-coronavirus/ UK National Health Service (NHS) and Government websites: https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/ https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public   EMPLOYMENT HEALTH AND SAFETY LAW AND COVID-19 The basis for ensuing occupational health and safety is the identification of hazards, the …

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What are the leading safety indicators and what part do they plan in organisational behaviour and safety culture?

Organisational behaviour gives insight on how employees behave and perform in the workplace. It helps organisations develop an understanding of the aspects that can motivate employees, increase their performance, and help organisations establish a strong and trusting relationship with their employees.  Developing a strong safety culture in an organisation is an important organisational behaviour factor. …

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