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Name: The Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations 2010 (2010 No. 1140).
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2010-04-27
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-2010-R-108023
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Office of Public Sector Information, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom PDF of Regulations as at 11 January 2019 PDF of Regulations as at 11 January 2019 (consulted on 2019-03-22)
Abstract/Citation: These Regulations implement as respects Great Britain Directive 2006/25/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (O.J. L114, 27.4.2006, p.38) on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to risks arising from physical agents (artificial optical radiation) (nineteenth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC) (“the Directive”). The Regulations impose duties on employers to protect both employees who may be exposed to risk from exposure to artificial optical radiation at work and other persons at work who might be affected by that work.
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