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Waste and recycling

HSENI’s primary role is to protect those who work in waste and recycling and anyone who might be affected by that work, for example, members of the public

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Welding Fume

Welding fume is produced when metals are heated above their melting point, vaporise and condense into fumes. Exposure to welding fume can cause a range of serious health effects. There is no known level of safe exposure to welding fume and employers are required to put in place suitable exposure control measures.

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WISHNI - Waste Industry Safety and Health Forum NI

The aim of WISHNI is to identify, devise and promote activities to improve industry health and safety standards.

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Woodworking

The woodworking industry has one of the highest accident rates in manufacturing, most of which are caused by contact with moving machinery.

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Work at Height

Falls from height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries. Common cases include falls from ladders and through fragile surfaces   

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Work equipment and machinery

The risks to people’s health and safety, from equipment that they use at work, must be prevented or controlled. 

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Workplace Health

This section detail the various conditions associated with occupational health.

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