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Name: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Signs) Regulations, 1995 (S.I. No. 132 of 1995)
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1995-05-29
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 27 p.
ISN: IRL-1995-R-41408
Bibliography: Printed separately, 27 p.
Abstract/Citation: Implements Council Directive 92/58/EEC on the minimum requirements for the provision of health and safety at work. In contrast with the European Communities (Safety Signs at Places of Work) Regulations 1980 (which are now revoked and which only required that if and when safety signs were used at work they should conform to specified standards) these Regulations require employers to use a safety sign wherever there is a risk that cannot be adequately controlled by other means. The provisions of the Regulations extend to all places and they relate to signs referring to a specific object, activity or situation which provide information or instructions about safety and/or health at work by means of a signboard, a colour, an illuminated sign, an acoustic signal, a verbal communication or a hand signal. Made under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 1989.

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