Additional functions have been conferred on the Authority since then under the Chemicals Act 2008 and 2010, and other legislation. In 2014, the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) was included under the Authority’s functions.

The Authority reports to the Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail under delegated authority from the Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment.

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a real difference, a career with the potential for enormous personal satisfaction, then why not consider a role with the Health and Safety Authority.

All staff, regardless of their specific job, work towards achieving our vision of “healthy, safe and productive lives and enterprises”.  We make a difference and we’re proud of what we do.  Every day brings different challenges and opportunities.