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Resources

As part of our continuing drive to promote and support good risk management practices we have compiled a range of guidance, reports and presentations from both the State Claims Agency and external sources.

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Risk Advisory Notice: Risk assessment for COVID-19 6 August 2020

This risk advisory notice contains a practical risk assessment template, developed by the State Claims Agency, to assist State authorities delegated to State indemnity in the continued management of the risks arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. An editable format of the risk assessment template is attached to allow State authorities to consider site-specific risk factors and incorporate it into their existing health and safety management arrangements.

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Risk Advisory Notice: COVID-19 Building Reoccupation Risk Assessment Template 14 July 2020

This document describes the State Claims Agency’s risk management advice for State authorities delegated to the State indemnity schemes in respect of the reoccupation of buildings during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that their buildings’ fabric and systems are risk assessed and fit for reoccupation.

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Payments made to barristers and solicitors for the period 1/07/19 – 31/12/19 14 July 2020

In line with the State’s commitment to Open Government Partnership, including fiscal transparency, the SCA publishes on its website, on a twice yearly basis, the number and cumulative total of all payments made to the solicitor firms and barristers it has engaged.

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Indemnity Advices: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 3 April 2020

This document describes the scope of cover of the Clinical Indemnity Scheme (CIS) and the General Indemnity Scheme (GIS) having regard to the many scenarios anticipated in response to the COVID-19 emergency. This document should be read in conjunction with Risk Advisory Notice: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) (available below).

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Risk Advisory Notice: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 3 April 2020

This document describes the State Claims Agency’s risk management advice for health and social care organisations delegated to the State indemnity schemes, in respect of the COVID-19 pandemic. This document should be read in conjunction with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Indemnity Advices (available above).

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Payments made to barristers and solicitors for the period 1/01/19 – 30/06/19 19 December 2019

In line with the State’s commitment to Open Government Partnership, including fiscal transparency, the SCA publishes on its website, on a twice yearly basis, the number and cumulative total of all payments made to the solicitor firms and barristers it has engaged.

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Risk Research Report 01: Slips, Trips and Falls - A 5-year review of incidents and claims across the State sector (2014-2018) 29 November 2019

This Risk Research Report provides Delegated State Authorities (DSAs) with up-to-date information on Slips, Trips and Falls (STF) incidents and claims trends happening across the State sector. The analysis provides learning to assist DSAs with the prevention of their own STF incidents and associated claims.

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National Quality, Clinical Risk & Patient Safety Conference Presentations 2019 28 November 2019

The State Claims Agency’s National Quality, Clinical Risk & Patient Safety Conference was held in the RDS on 19 November 2019. Throughout the day, national and international speakers explored the key theme of communication and its impact on patient safety.

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Payments made to barristers and solicitors for the period 1/07/18 – 31/12/18 25 July 2019

In line with the State’s commitment to Open Government Partnership, including fiscal transparency, the SCA publishes on its website, on a twice yearly basis, the number and cumulative total of all payments made to the solicitor firms and barristers it has engaged.

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Revised Guidelines on Managing Safety, Health and Welfare in Post-Primary Schools 14 January 2019

Revised guidance for schools on managing workplace safety, health and welfare were published and issued to all post-primary schools in the country in December 2018.  The updated Guidelines on Managing Safety, Health and Welfare in Post-Primary Schools are the outcome of a joint project undertaken by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), the Department of Education and Skills (DES) and the State Claims Agency (SCA). The Guidelines aim to assist schools in fulfilling their legal obligation to manage the safety, health and welfare of staff in the school. They are supported by online interactive risk assessment templates which can be found on the Health and Safety Authority’s website or downloaded below.

 

 

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