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Document ID (ISN)65653
CIS number 95-2059
ISBN(s) 0-414-01057-4
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Craig V., Miller K.
Title Law of health and safety at work in Scotland
Bibliographic information Sweet and Maxwell Ltd., Cheriton house, North Way, Andover, Hampshire SP10 5BE, United Kingdom, 1995. xxxvii, 286p. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 28.50.
Abstract This book provides an introduction to the law of health and safety as it applies in Scotland. Contents: sources and institutions (criminal law, civil law, approved codes of practice, influence of the European Community, institutions of the law of health and safety at work); the common law and the employer's duty; the statutory regime (the importance of legislation as a mechanism for setting standards; the evolution of health and safety law); requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974; selected areas of statutory regulation; remedies and insurance. Statutes and judicial cases are listed.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; legislation; Scotland; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; public OSH institutions; European Communities; manuals; criminal liability; employee rights; comment on law; case law; comment on directive; workmen's compensation
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) Criminal liability in OSH