Health & Safety

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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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Implementing ISO 45001:2018

Antaris Consulting is the first organisation to be certified to ISO 45001:2018 in Ireland. It was also one of the first technical consultancies in Ireland to achieve certification to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015. These distinctions support Antaris’ ambition to be the leading management systems consultancy in Ireland and it also demonstrates our ongoing commitment …

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Health & Safety in the Construction Sector

Construction is one of the most highly regulated industries and health and safety is of paramount importance due to the nature and severity of the risks involved of the field. The construction sector has about four times the average rate of fatal accidents. Each year, the sector sees approximately 3% of its workers sustain a …

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Clause 8.2: Management of Change of ISO/DIS 45001

One in a series of occasional blogs on ISO/DIS 45001 Occupational health and safety management system. One of the more significant changes proposed in the draft ISO 45001 relates to Clause 8.2: Management of Change. There is no comparable clause to this in OHSAS 18001 although management of change is alluded to in a number …

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What Compels Organisations to be Compliant with Health & Safety Regulations?

No matter the size of your business you need to manage your health & safety responsibilities efficiently and effectively. Accidents and ill-health cost businesses both time and money. Employing an effective Health & Safety strategy can have an overall positive impact on the success of your business. The Second European Survey of Enterprises on New …

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