SAMPLE: asecos HazMat Guide Flammables - Supplement IRE

1 Expert information KEY FACTS of The Irish Health and Safety Legislation Everything you need to know: 1. Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres 2. Key Points and Guidance 3. EN 14470-1 4. Pressurised Gas Cylinder Cabinets 5. EN 14470-2 6. Ventilation 7. Consequences of Management Failure Sample

“Your safety and the protection of your health, gives us the incentive to develop our products, offering the highest degree of protection possible for you at work.” Mark Whiteley, UK and Ireland Manager THE IMPORTANCE OF HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT We tend to underestimate the dangers in handling hazardous substances in the workplace. That is why incidents happen every day. Companies are responsible for the safety of their employees and Emergency Services; they must take reasonable precautions. If companies do not follow the regulations, they potentially are liable for prosecution. This information brochure provides a summary of the current Irish Health and Safety legislation and how it could assist you, to increase the safety in your firm or organisation, through risk assessment for the safe storage of dangerous materials. Sample

The incorrect handling and storage of hazardous materials can cause major financial damages. The following statistics reflect the financial claims due to fire in recent years. As the number of accidents per year is decreasing the average financial loss per damage is increasing. Major accidents in the industrial property insurance YEAR Claims expenditure in bn € Number Claims average in m € 1980 0,64 278 2,31 1985 0,79 289 2,74 1990 0,85 289 2,95 1995 1,13 267 4,24 2000 0,88 199 4,43 2001 1,02 183 5,57 2002 0,55 160 3,46 2003 0,55 150 3,67 2004 0,54 150 3,58 2005 0,93 161 5,75 2006 1,03 154 6,71 2007 0,67 171 3,92 2008 0,75 142 5,05 Source: Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V. (Association of German Insurers) Sample The information given were compiled and prepared by: asecos Ltd. Safety and Environmental Protection c/o Burton Accountancy Services 16 Eastgate Business Centre, Eastern Avenue Burton on Trent, Staffordshire DE13 0AT Phone +44 7880 435 436 Fax +49 6051 9220 10 E-Mail Do you require more information on how to protect your property and your employees? Do you need further information on Irish legislation? If this brochure has awoken your interest in up to date Health and Safety Management, please do not hesitate to contact us. © asecos GmbH 10/2018 No liability can be accepted for printing errors. The information provided in this brochure has been compiled and checked by us to the best of our knowledge. Please note, however, that we assume no liability for any errors, mistakes and consequences. The applicable state legislation has to be observed. The content of this brochure is protected by copyright. Sample