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Document ID (ISN)72339
CIS number 99-96
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 1998
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Marsden N.
Title Year 2000 and the issue of safety
Bibliographic information Oct. 1998, Vol.16, No.10, p.31-32.
Abstract Legal responsibilities of companies as a result of computer failure in the year 2000 are outlined. It is recommended that organizations should implement an assessment of the potential health and safety risks to both their employees and the public in order to limit their legal liability. Topics: computer-assisted control; computers; criminal liability; hazard evaluation; legal aspects; responsibilities of employers.
Descriptors (primary) responsibilities of employers; computer-assisted control; computers
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; criminal liability; hazard evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Office work
Criminal liability in OSH