Chapter 5. Health and Safety at Work: the Criminal Law

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

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776100.ch5

Occupational Health Law, Fourth Edition

Occupational Health Law, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Kloss, D. M. (2005) Health and Safety at Work: the Criminal Law, in Occupational Health Law, Fourth Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776100.ch5

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:

  • criminal sanctions;
  • safety executive;
  • reasonable practicability;
  • civil liability;
  • safety committees

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Criminal sanctions

  • Health and Safety Commission and Health and Safety Executive

  • Health and safety statutes

  • Reasonable practicability

  • Civil liability

  • The powers of the inspectorate

  • Crown immunity

  • General duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

  • Safety representatives and safety committees

  • Access to information

  • The control of substances hazardous to health

  • Noise at Work Regulations 1989

  • The 1992 Regulations

  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and ACOP

  • Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 and ACOP

  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998

  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992

  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

  • Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment Regulations) 1992

  • Control of Vibration at Work Regulations

  • Protection of the environment