State Claims

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.

You can look for materials by entering a keyword in the blank search field on the left or by selecting a category from the drop-down menu on the right.

Search Resources

Title Publish Date Summary File
Inspection and Testing of Equipment and Machinery Regulatory Requirements 25 November 2016

The information contained in the Inspection and Testing of Equipment and Machinery Regulatory Requirements document should assist your Authority in complying with its legal obligations in relation to inspecting and testing of equipment and machinery. They should be used as a guide when planning, scheduling and monitoring inspections and testing.

This document provides details of the inspection and testing required for each type of equipment/machinery listed.  For each item the following details are provided:

  • Applicable Statutory Instrument (SI), Code of Practice or Standard;
  • Requirements of relevant SI, Code of Practice or Standard – this provides a summary of the minimum inspection requirements for each piece of equipment/machinery. In some cases it may be necessary to refer to the original documents such as Standard, SI etc. for full details.

It is strongly recommended that each Authority conduct a review of all equipment and machinery, this should involve:

  • development of a register of all machinery and equipment;
  • identification of inspection and testing requirements, including timeframes, for each type or item of equipment;
  • detail of who is responsible for carrying out the testing and inspection. Where this involves a third party, list this party and the person within your organisation responsible for liaising and monitoring with the third party service. 

It should also be noted that this is not an exhaustive list of legislation, codes of practice or standards that may apply to the management of health and safety or fire safety risk in your Authority.

Should you require any further information in relation to the information in this document or in respect of items of machinery or equipment not covered in this document please do not hesitate to contact the State Claims Agency, Enterprise Risk Management Section at stateclaims@ntma.ie

1.204 MB
Inspection and Testing of Equipment and Machinery - Regulatory Requirements Part 2: Scheduling
Review of Assaults on Operational Prison Staff by Prisoners ‎ 24 November 2016

Payments made to Barristers and Solicitors for the period 1/01/16 – 30/06/16 23 August 2016

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

GIS SIG-02-01.Determining Insurance Requirements for Goods & Services RFTs and Contracts 26 April 2016

This guidance document provides guidance on specifying and reviewing insurance requirements when entering into a contract for services arrangement with a third party and developing Request for Tender (RFT) documents.

1.602 MB
Alert
Payments made to Barristers and Solicitors for the period 1/07/15 – 31/12/15 15 March 2016

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

311.451 kB
Alert
362.839 kB
Alert
Sustainable Use of Pesticides Regulations 2012 - Risk Advisory Notice 21 October 2015

This risk advisory notice provides guidance on the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Regulations which came into effect in 2012.

386.249 kB
Alert
Clinical Incidents and Claims Report - Maternity and Gynaecology Services 20 October 2015

In this dedicated national report the SCA analyses clinical incidents and claims in maternity and gynaecology services over a five-year period. It also provides a 10-year closed claims review of retained foreign bodies and the results of a national survey of acute hospitals’ incident reporting.

5.978 MB
Report
State Indemnity & Driving for Work - Motor Guidance 10 July 2015

This guidance applies to driving of State vehicles and staff driving their own vehicles for work purposes. It contains risk management and claims advice and provides documents and policy’s to assist Delegated State authorities in the management of driving for work.

4.22 MB
Guidance
Indemnity Statement for Self-Employed Community Midwives 1 April 2014

Description of indemnity provided for self-employed community midwives.

402.476 kB
Guidance
SCA-FR.P.01.01 Fire Register (guidance and templates) 28 March 2014

This guidance document is designed to assist State authorities in preparing their Fire Register. The templates included are also available on the website for individual download.

1.442 MB
Guidance

Pages: