Health and Safety Enforcement

Health and Safety Enforcement

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Health and Safety Enforcement :Law and Practice has become the standard text for practitioners in this growing area of the law, providing a portable and authoritative guide to the key issues in health and safety enforcement in a practical and comprehensive manner. This third edition builds on the strengths of the first two. It deals comprehensively with health and safety inspectors' enforcement powers; the service and appeal of improvement andprohibition notices; the law relating to health and safety offences; work-related death investigation; the Coroner's procedure; and criminal procedure and sentencing in respect of health and safety offences. The second part of the book reproduces the relevant extracts from the key statutes, the Enforcement PolicyStatement, and the most important Health and Safety Regulations. The new edition has been comprehensively updated, with coverage of the Chargot judgment, the Health and Safety Offences Act 2008, the Coroners and Justice Bill 2009, new Sentencing Guidelines, and changes to the constitution of the Health and Safety Executive and the Health and Safety Commission. The text has been scrupulously updated in respect of recent case law, with informed discussion of the implicationsof decisions made.A. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 Introduction Risk assessment Particular requirements for risk ... Definition ofhazard and risk a#39; Suitable and sufficienta#39; Relevance of the size of the undertaking in question Model or generic risk ... E. Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 Introduction Relationship between Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and otheranbsp;...

Title:Health and Safety Enforcement
Author:Richard Matthews, James Ageros
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 2010-10-21


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