The Ibec EHS Legislation Hub provides subscribers with updates on EHS legislation, a short summary of the main implications of this legislation and its relevance to your company.

The EHS Legislation Hub helps companies to:

  • Identify EHS legislation relevant to their activities
  • Understand the implications of this legislation
  • Keep abreast of the most recent changes to EHS legislation
  • Comply with recognised EHS management systems

Keep up to date with the details and implications of all Irish and EU legislation relevant to your business including requirements such as IED and IPC licensing, environmental management systems ISO 14001 and EMAS, corporate audits, environmental liability, compliance with health and safety legislation and relevant EU environment regulations.

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5 Key Benefits of the EHS Legislation Hub

Regulatory Compliance

The ESH ensures compliance with internationally recognised EHS management systems and Keeps you ahead of the latest air, water, land, noise pollution, waste management, fire, and safety legislation.

Legislative compliance with IED and IPC licensing, environmental management systems (ISO 14001, 18001, ISO 45001) and EMAS, EU legislative compliance.

The hub provides records of legislation for audit purposes, financial penalty and liability mitigation, accident and Incident prevention and control and best practice compliance.

Easy to use service

Our service allows you identify and determine relevant EHS compliance for your business with easy and tailored browsing.

Time and effort savings

The legislation update is created by a trusted Ibec expert who distils complex information into one document.

This saves you and your organisation time and additional compliance costs and helps you to understand the implications of legislation.

Value for money

The service is an annual subscription and the cost is based on number of users within your company.

For 1-5 users access the price is €1,195 (excluding VAT), while 6-10 user access price is €1,495 (excluding VAT) per company.

Trusted, up to date information

The ESH hub Keeps you informed on the latest Irish & EU Environmental legislation and Irish health and safety legislation through our monthly email updates which are sent directly to your inbox.

Trusted by Industry

Our EHS Hub is trusted by over 100 organisations in Ireland and is relevant to businesses of all sizes who are engaged in any activity which has imposed duty of care and legislative responsibilities. With professionals in the following areas Environment, Health & Safety, Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, Sustainability and ESG already subscribers.

Questions? / Read our FAQs

The Ibec EHS Legislation Update service is relevant to businesses of all sizes and engaged in any activity which has imposed duty of care and legislative responsibilities. Those who would find the service extremely helpful are professionals in the following areas:

  • Environment
  • Health & Safety
  • Compliance
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Sustainability
  • ESG

The Hub provides a complete list and summary of EHS legislation from which each subscriber can identify those areas that are directly and indirectly relevant to their activities

All companies have a legal obligation to comply with existing legislation. In addition, a number of Environment and H&S management standards require companies to identify, maintain and update a list of relevant legislation.


From ISO 14001 - Environmental Management System Standard:

4.3.2 Legal and other requirements

The organisation shall establish, implement and maintain a procedure(s)

a) To identify and have access to the applicable legal requirements and other requirements to which the organisation subscribes related to its environmental aspects, and

b) To determine how these requirements apply to its environmental aspects.

From ISO 45001: 2018- Occupational health and safety Management

6.1.3 Determination of Legal Register and Other Requirements

Establish, implement and maintain a process to determine and have access to up to date legal requirements

Establish, implement and maintain a process to determine legal requirements apply to the company

Establish, implement and maintain a process to take there legal requirement into account

Maintain and retain documented, information on legal requirements

Ensure documented information is updated


From I.S. EN 16001:2009 Energy Management Standard

Step 6: Identify and evaluate legal obligations and other requirements

One of the important clauses of I.S. EN 16001 is that organisations ensure they comply with all energy related legislation and other requirements which are applicable to their energy aspects

The Ibec EHS Legislation Hub provides subscribers with a list of EHS legislation, a short summary of the main implications of this legislation and the relevance to the subscribing company.


Subscribers can view this information on all legislation, but only select that which is relevant to their activities. When you have identified the legislation relevant to your activities you can generate a pdf Register of your selection.


When you have made your initial selection of relevant legislation you can access and amend this at any stage. This will allow you to amend your list of relevant legislation as your own activities change.


The EHS Legislation Hub helps companies to:

Identify EHS legislation relevant to their activities

Understand the implications of this legislation

Keep abreast of the most recent changes to EHS legislation

Comply with recognised EHS management systems


There are three parts to the hub:

Irish Environment:

This service is driven by requirements such as IED and IPC licensing, environmental management systems e.g. ISO 14001 and EMAS, corporate audits and environmental liability.


Irish Health and Safety

This service meets the growing need for integrated environmental health and safety systems to ensure compliance with health & safety legislation and certification such as ISO 45001.


EU Environment

In order to be fully compliant with all its legislative requirements, business needs to be aware of environmental legislation made by the institutions of the European Union, which does not require Irish transposing legislation in order to have effect. This service concentrates on environmental EU Regulations which are directly applicable in Ireland and place legally binding requirements on Irish companies.

Subscribers will receive a monthly email update including a details list of all new EHS legislation which have been added to the EHS Hub.

  • A list and summary of relevant new legislation.
  • A brief description of the implications of the legislation.
  • Each of these pieces of legislation can be viewed on-line and identified as 'relevant' or 'not relevant' to your company.
  • Based on your selection a single document can be generated to list and give details of all legislation relevant to your activities.
  • When you have done this for the first time this selection will remain when you log-in at a later date. This allows you to update your selection as your company activities change.

How much does the service cost?

The service is an annual subscription and cost is based on number of users within your company

For 1-5 users access the cost is €1195 (excluding VAT) per company

For 6-10 users access the cost is €1495 (excluding VAT) per company

The service is invoiced on the calendar year.


Price includes the following:

  • Usage of this facility for the calendar year.
  • Twelve email updates of documents that have been added/updated to the Legislation Hub database.

Get in touch

Elisha joined Ibec in 2015, as an OHS Executive supporting and advising member companies on occupational health and safety in the workplace. She holds a Bsc Hons Degree in Occupational Safety and Health from Sligo IT. Prior to joining Ibec, Elisha has worked as a Health and Safety Consultant and as an EHS officer.

Elisha is now responsible for the Hub that provides subscribers with details of ongoing and new developments in Environmental Health and Safety legislation both nationally and at a European level. Subscribers receive updates on a monthly basis and are able to identify and produce bespoke reports on the progress of environmental legislation pertaining to their company.

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Elisha Kelly

OHS Executive