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Document ID (ISN)112590
CIS number 12-0109
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Title Think about health and safety - What elected members of local authorities need to know
Bibliographic information Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, The Grange, Highfield Drive, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1NN, United Kingdom, 2009. 17p. 6 ref.
Internet access Think_about_health_and_safety_What_elected_members_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Abstract Aimed at elected members of local authorities, this booklet explains what is occupational safety and health (OSH) and what are their OSH responsibilities. Topics addressed: administrative and legal aspects; cost of accidents and ill-health; compliance and penalties.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; responsibilities; role of government; legal aspects
Descriptors (secondary) safety guides; penalties; cost of accidents; cost of diseases
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Safety and health information
Public and government services