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Name: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Confined Spaces) Regulations, 2001 (S.I. No. 218 of 2001).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2001-05-22
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 2001-05-22, No. 218, pp. 1-7
ISN: IRL-2001-R-59530
Bibliography: Printed separately, 2001-05-22, No. 218, pp. 1-7
S. I. No. 218 of 2001 S. I. No. 218 of 2001 Department of Entreprise, Trade and Employment, Ireland (consulted on 2004-08-05)
Abstract/Citation: Imposes requirements and prohibitions with respect to the safety and health of persons carrying out work in confined spaces. Applies to all work activities in confined spaces, with the exception of activities below ground at a mine and diving operations. Regulates entry into confined space for the purpose of carrying out work; risk identification and evaluation prior to entering; information, instruction and training; preparation for rescue, and emergency arrangements.
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