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Name: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Night Work and Shift Work) Regulations 1998 (No. 485 of 1998).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Night work; Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1998
Entry into force:
ISN: IRL-1998-R-69101
Bibliography: S.I. No. 485 of 1998 S.I. No. 485 of 1998 Office of the Attorney General, Irish Statute Book, Ireland, 7 p. (consulted on 2004-12-20)
Abstract/Citation: Made under Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 1989. Gives effect, in respect of night workers and shift workers, to safety and health protection provisions of Article 9 of EU Directive 93/104/EC concerning certain aspects of organisation of working time. Inter alia requires employers who employ night workers to carry out asessment of health and safety risks facing night workers they employ. Also provides for some related obligations of employers.
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