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Document ID (ISN)28479
CIS number 78-290
ISBN(s) 0-11-883011-2
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive, London.
Title Health and Safety Commission Report 1974-76.
Bibliographic information H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom. 51p. 170 ref. Price: ú2.00.
Abstract This is the first report of the Health and Safety Commission (HSC) under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (CIS 74-2099), covering the period 1974-1976. An introductory part concerning early objectives, repeals and amendments of the 1974 Act and legislation implementing European Community Directives is followed by sections devoted to: enforcement duties; prosecutions and penalties; protection of home workers; inquiries; fire precautions; ongoing problems (asbestos, construction industry, dust, genetic manipulation, ionising radiation, lead, noise, vinyl chloride); development of policy (consultation, written safety policies, employee information, safety representatives and safety committees, occupational health and safety statistics, industrial visits); promotion of positive attitudes; information and research (data base system, hazard analysis, information dissemination, studies of employees not previously protected by legislation, etc.). Annexes: Constitution and broad outline of the HSC's duties; Health and Safety Executive Director General's report to HSC (information, research and laboratory services; work of the factories, explosives and mines and quarries inspectorates; radiological protection; work of the Employment Medical Advisory Service, etc.).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; enforcement; labour inspection; legislation
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; report; vinyl chloride; noise; lead; safety and health documentation; respirable dust; fire prevention; notification of defects; plant safety and health organization; responsibilities; asbestos
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection