Health, Safety & Welfare Law in Ireland

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.
  • FÁS 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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ISBN

9780717152636

Publication Date

March 2012

Language(s)

English

Format

Paperback, 224 pages

Country of Origin

IRELAND

Publisher

Gill Education

Index

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

Dimensions

234 x 156 mm

Author(s)

By Joseph Kinsella

Availability Status

Available

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


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