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Document ID (ISN)66397
CIS number 96-570
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1013-6
Year 1996
Convention or series no. HSE Contract Research Report CRR 84/1996
Author(s) Martin A.B., Linehan A.J., Whitehouse I.
Health and Safety Executive
Title The regulation of health and safety in five European countries: Denmark, France, Germany, Spain, and Italy - with a supplement on recent developments in the Netherlands
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. iv, 279p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Price: GBP 60.00.
Abstract This report examines in detail the health and safety organization, including legislation and its implementation, in five Member States of the European Union (Denmark, France, Germany, Spain and Italy), with a special supplement on recent developments in a sixth (the Netherlands). Certain related issues (employment conditions, environmental control, shipping) are also covered in some cases. Topics covered under country headings (where relevant): the institutional framework (national or regional), legislation, the social partners, workmen's compensation, labour inspection, OSH research institutes, the working environment, occupational health services, environmental control, special industrial areas (offshore installations, mining, agriculture, transportation, nuclear safety). Annexes for each country cover: structure of organizations participating in OSH matters; statistical summaries on occupational accidents and diseases; list of people interviewed for the report.
Descriptors (primary) Netherlands; national organization; Germany; Denmark; Spain; safety and health organization; European Communities; Italy; workmen's compensation; legislation; labour inspection; France
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; role of employers' organizations; occupational diseases; role of workers' organizations; statistics; survey; 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) Workers' compensation
Labour inspection