Health and Safety Law in UK Law

  • Revolution Blues: The Reconstruction of Health and Safety Law as ‘Common‐sense’ Regulation
    • No. 42-2, June 2015
    • Journal of Law and Society
    This article reviews the last five years of coalition government policy making in relation to occupational health and safety law. It shows that the most significant and influential element of this ...
  • Reimagining state responsibility for workers following COVID-19: A vulnerability approach
    • No. 21-3, September 2021
    • International Journal of Discrimination and the Law
    In this article it is argued that the COVID-19 crisis offers an important opportunity for engagement and reflection on the operation and effectiveness of laws regarding the workplace in the UK and ...
    ... ... these principles have been adopted historically inthe context of health and safety law, but have not always been well applied, particularly inthe ... ...
    • No. 10-2, February 1988
    • Employee Relations
    • 14-16
    Collective labour relations within the EEC varies considerably, and it is intended here to explain the underlying attitudes to bargaining between unions and employers in the Netherlands. Forthcomin...
    ... ... changes in collective labour law, in particular in relation to health and safety at work law, since this area will be markedly affected by new ... ...
  • Integrating Management Systems and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation
    • No. 26-2, June 1999
    • Journal of Law and Society
    ‘Best practice’ in occupational health and safety (OHS) performance needs to recognize the declining emphasis that is being placed on the capacity of the regulatory state. This article argues that ...
  • Working with display screen equipment — do you know your rights?
    • No. 10-4, April 1992
    • The Electronic Library
    • 209-216
    The European Community Directive 90/270/EEC, issued in 1990, concerns the minimum health and safety standards of display screen users. The Directive becomes law in the UK and the rest of Europe on ...
    ... ... Directive 90/270/EEC, issued in 1990, concerns the minimum health and safety standards of display screen users. The Directive becomes law in ... ...
  • Book Reviews
    • No. 28-4, December 2001
    • Journal of Law and Society
    Books reviewed: John Eekelaar, Mavis Maclean, and Sarah Beinart, Family Lawyers: The Divorce Work of Solicitors Thomas M. Franck, The Empowered Self: Law and Society in the Age of Individualism Ian...
    ... ... alongside (1) the right of the community to protect its cohesion, health and security, and (2) the right of underprivileged individuals to public ... REGULATION AND RISK: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ON THE RAILWAYS by BRIDGET M. HUTTER (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ... ...
  • Illness episode vs treatment outcome: questions regarding safety
    • No. 16-4, December 2011
    • Mental Health Review Journal
    • 197-204
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to increase the knowledge of nurses assigned to mental health patients, improve the number of patients referred, and to accurately assess the appropriateness o...
    ... ... health facilitiesthroughout the state.Research limitations/implications – Hospital administrators are not always open to scrutiny andinvestigation of ... ...
  • Role typology for health and safety representatives
    • No. 34-5, August 2012
    • Employee Relations
    • 481-500
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to focus on the development of a health and safety (HS) representative role typology that demonstrates how representatives enact their roles and improve occupa...
  • The Dangers of Hanging Baskets: ‘Regulatory Myths’ and Media Representations of Health and Safety Regulation
    • No. 36-3, September 2009
    • Journal of Law and Society
    The successful enforcement of health and safety regulation is reliant upon the ability of regulatory agencies to demonstrate the legitimacy of the system of regulatory controls. While ‘big cases’ a...
  • Barking and Biting: The Equal Opportunity Commission as an Enforcement Agency
    • No. 44-2, June 2016
    • Federal Law Review
    • 0000
    Federal anti-discrimination law centres upon the individual who has experienced unlawful discrimination. To address this discrimination, the individual is required to lodge a complaint at the Austr...
    ... ...  in other areas, like competition law and occupational health and safety, have  ... ...
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