Chapter 2. Records and Reports

  1. Joan Lewis MCIPD, Dip Law, MA and
  2. Greta Thornbory TD MSc (OH), RGN, SCPHN (OH), DipN OH, PGCEA, CMIOSH

Published Online: 15 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320480.ch2

Employment Law and Occupational Health: A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

Employment Law and Occupational Health: A Practical Handbook, Second Edition

How to Cite

Lewis, J. and Thornbory TD, G. (2010) Records and Reports, in Employment Law and Occupational Health: A Practical Handbook, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320480.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405197830

Online ISBN: 9781444320480

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Keywords:

  • records and reports;
  • privacy and confidentiality - protected by raft of legislation and Data Protection Act 1998;
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD);
  • employment law perspectives and Data Protection Act (DPA);
  • DPA, setting eight principles - cornerstone of data protection in workplace;
  • employment practices guidance - Information Commissioner's Office (ICO);
  • Code of Practice, for occupational health, human resource professionals and management;
  • Access to Medical Reports Act 1988 (AMRA) - right of access to medical reports, by doctors for employment purposes;
  • Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998;
  • Human Rights Act 1998

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Employment law perspectives

  • Occupational health perspectives

  • Summary

  • References