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Document ID (ISN)112327
CIS number 12-0044
Year 2009
Convention or series no. RR 692
Corporate Strategy and Evaluation Services (CSES), Health and Safety Executive
Title Assessing the cumulative economic impacts of health and safety regulations
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2009, x, 82p. Illus. 99 ref.
Internet access Assessing_the_cumulative_economic_impacts_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Abstract The aim of this literature survey was to identify and analyze evidence on the cumulative economic impacts of safety and health regulations. The study examined two types of cumulative economic effects: the impact of regulations on business performance and the wider effects on other groups in society and society overall. The research included several case studies examining the impact of regulations on two sectors (construction and chemicals). Findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; legislation; chemical industry; construction industry; economic aspects
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; literature survey; case study; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Framework legislation
Economic aspects