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Document ID (ISN)105859
CIS number 06-1294
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Shannon G.
Title A different light
Bibliographic information Feb. 2006, Vol.24, No.2, p.41-44. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract This article comments on the provisions of The Republic of Ireland's Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. The main aspects of these new provisions concern integrated safety management systems and are particularly relevant for addressing bullying, harassment and stress at the workplace. Employees are required to submit to testing for intoxicants. Other aspects discussed include offences, enforcement and criminal liability of directors in the event of fatalities or major breaches in occupational health and safety legislation.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; legislation; Ireland
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; bullying; alcoholism; stress factors; criminal liability; enforcement; penalties; comment on law; responsibilities of employees; drug testing
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceIreland
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Alcohol and drug abuse
Bullying and mobbing
Criminal liability in OSH