Workhealth

Useful Links

The Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, including amendments from the 2002 Act.
The statutory requirements for health monitoring and training are outlined in sections 10, 11 and 13.


A Guide to the Health & Safety in Employment Act 1992 (with the 2002 amendments),
which includes health monitoring on p. 36, 40, 55 & 60.


Code of Practice on workplace noise, which includes

  • A summary of employer responsibilities, p.13
  • Noise measurement and hazard assessment, p.16-18
  • Hearing testing & monitoring, p.27-28
  • Employee training & education, p.30-31

Other publications from the Workplace Health & Safety service of the Department of Labour
(previously known as OSH)


ESR drug and alcohol free workplace programmes


Safeguard, a bi-monthly magazine of topical health & safety issues