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Making health and safety work for your business

This section is aimed at employers of small to medium businesses and provides information on the essential health and safety basics which should be implemented.

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Manual handling

Manual handling activities (including lifting/lowering of loads) regardless of weight, contribute to a significant proportion of accidents in the workplace

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Manufacturing

The general manufacturing industry in Northern Ireland employs approximately 86,000 people 

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Mental well-being at work

Mental well-being at work is determined by the interaction between the working environment, the nature of the work and the individual

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Metal Working Fluids

Metalworking fluids (MWFs) - sometimes referred to as suds, coolants, slurry or soap are used during the machining of metals to provide lubrication and cooling.

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Migrant workers

All workers get the same protection under Northern Ireland health and safety law whether they are working here legally or not. Your employer has to protect your health, safety and welfare 

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Mining and quarrying

There are approximately 160 quarries and sand pits which employ about 3,800 people in Northern Ireland 

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Motor vehicle repair

Motor vehicle repair is a complex and challenging industry to work in

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MSD

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) include problems such as low back pain, joint injuries and repetitive strain injuries of various sorts

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