Chapter 2. The Legal Status and Liability of the OH Professional

  1. Diana M. Kloss LLB (London), LLM (Tulane), Barrister (Gray's Inn), Hon FFoM

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776100.ch2

Occupational Health Law, Fourth Edition

Occupational Health Law, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Kloss, D. M. (2005) The Legal Status and Liability of the OH Professional, in Occupational Health Law, Fourth Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776100.ch2

Author Information

  1. Honorary Senior Lecturer in Occupational Health Law, University of Manchester, Part-time Chairman of Employment Tribunals

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064977

Online ISBN: 9780470776100

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Keywords:

  • legal status;
  • criminal acts;
  • negligence;
  • disability discrimination;
  • professional indemnity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Servants and independent contractors

  • Liability for criminal acts

  • Liability for negligence

  • Liability to the workers

  • Duties under the Disability Discrimination Act 1995

  • Consent to medical treatment

  • Liability to the employer

  • Liability to the public

  • Health care workers with blood-borne viruses

  • Professional indemnity

  • The conduct of research

  • The rights of OH professionals