Health, Safety & Welfare Law in Ireland

Health, Safety & Welfare Law in Ireland

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By (author) Joseph Kinsella

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  • Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 234mm x 15mm | 440g
  • Publication date: 9 March 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Dublin
  • ISBN 10: 0717152634
  • ISBN 13: 9780717152636
  • Sales rank: 846,707

Product description

Updated edition of this popular introduction to health, safety and welfare law in Ireland covering all areas of occupational health and safety law, including guidelines on all recent legislation and safety documents. *New to this edition: * Health and safety strategy document 2010-2012 * Updated guidelines on workplace violence and bullying * Guidelines on stress management * Guidelines on occupational asthma and dermatitis * Artificial radiation in the workplace * Annual Report of the Health and Safety Authority 2010, with inspections and legal proceedings conducted by the Authority for the year 2008/2009 * Guidelines on Chemical Safety (Chemical Safety Act 2008) * Irish Immunisation Schedule 2011 * Updated guidelines on farm safety, including new guidelines for children and young people on the farm and the safe use of farm machinery. * Describes the principal duties and obligations of employers and employees as outlined in the Health and Safety at Work Acts 1989 to 2005, including subsequent Regulations. * Examines the role and function of the Health and Safety Authority, the Rights Commissioner, Employment Equality Authority, Employment Appeals Tribunal and the Labour Court in relation to workplace welfare. Suitable For: * Students taking courses on which Safety and Health at Work FETAC Level 5 is a module. * FAS Safe Pass courses Updated edition of this popular introduction to health, safety and welfare law in Ireland covering all areas of occupational health and safety law, including guidelines on all recent legislation and safety documents. New to this edition: Health and safety strategy document 2010-2012 Updated guidelines on workplace violence and bullying Guidelines on stress management Guidelines on occupational asthma and dermatitis Artificial radiation in the workplace Annual Report of the Health and Safety Authority, including inspections by the Authority and legal proceedings conducted by the Authority - Guidelines on Chemical Safety (Chemical Safety Act 2008) Irish Immunisation Schedule 2011 Updated guidelines on farm safety, including special new guidelines for young farm workers and farm children and the safe use of farm machinery. Describes the principal duties and obligations of employers and employees as outlined in the Health and Safety at Work Acts 1989 to 2005, including subsequent Regulations. Addresses issues relating to the provision and promotion of safe and healthy working practices, systems and training. Identifies risk factors in relation to safety under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations. Introduces legislative provisions governing employee welfare and considers the issue of insurance in relation to the workplace and the law governing this practice. Examines the role and function of the Health and Safety Authority, the Rights Commissioner, Employment Equality Authority, Employment Appeals Tribunal and the Labour

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Joseph Kinsella teaches Health & Safety Law in Cork College of Commerce.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Health, Safety and Welfare Legislation in Ireland Chapter 2: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations Chapter 3: Health Issues in the Workplace Chapter 4: Safety in the Workplace Chapter 5: Safety in the Construction Industry Chapter 6: Welfare Issues in the Workplace Chapter 7: Safety Culture Chapter 8: Health and Safety Authority Chapter 9: Farm Safety Chapter 10: Occupiers' Liability and Insurance Chapter 11: Health and Safety in Childcare Chapte1: Health, Safety and Welfare Legislation in Ireland Chapter 2: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations Chapter 3: Health Issues in the Workplace Chapter 4: Safety in the Workplace Chapter 5: Safety in the Construction Industry Chapter 6: Welfare Issues in the Workplace Chapter 7: Safety Culture Chapter 8: Health and Safety Authority Chapter 9: Farm Safety Chapter 10: Occupiers' Liability and Insurance Chapter 11: Health and Safety in Childcare