Health Hazards in UK Law

Legislation
  • Radiological Protection Act 1970
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1970
    ......, with functions concerning the protection of people from radiation hazards; and for connected purposes. . [29th May 1970] . . Be it enacted by the ...accordance with directions given to them by the Health. Ministers— .   . ( a . ) assume responsibility for the Radiological ......
  • Housing Act 2004
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2004
    ......category 2 hazards on residential premises (see section 2), and. . . (b) replaces the ... . ‘hazard’ means any risk of harm to the health or safety of an. actual or potential occupier of a dwelling or HMO which ......
  • Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1999
    ... . S T A T U T O R Y I N S T R U M E N T S . 1999No. 743 . HEALTH AND SAFETY . The Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 1999 . 11thMarch1999 . 11thMarch1999 . 1stApril1999 . ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS ......
  • The Foods for Specific Groups (Infant Formula and Follow-on Formula) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021
    • Scotland
    • 1 de Enero de 2021
    ...... “health care system” means institutions or organisations engaged, directly or ... and disposal of the product and a warning against the health hazards of inappropriate preparation and storage, and . the words “Important ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Ergonomics in Academic Libraries
    • Núm. 15-1, Febrero 1994
    • Library Management
    • 26-35
    Examines ergonomics with particular reference to the libraries of Liverpool John Moores University and the City of Liverpool Community College, Central. Following a definition of ergonomics and ana...
    ......The Health of MunitionsWorkers Committee was formed in 1915,containing individuals ..., but this does not mean that there areradiation-induced health hazards for operators.Studies of the use of VDUs under normaloperating conditions ......
  • The Electronic Cottage — Haven or Nightmare?
    • Núm. 85-1/2, Enero 1985
    • Industrial Management & Data Systems
    • 22-25
    Changing work patterns and the development of new technology (principally microcomputers being connected through the telephone network) the way is clear to the “telecommuting” era in which informat...
    ...... sectors of the working class against each other, by undermining health and safety standards, by encouraging employer flouting of collective ... people, home working means appalling wages, insecurity and health hazards". Conclusions There is nothing in the technology itself which is ......
  • Environment and value Does drinking water quality affect house prices?
    • Núm. 17-5, Diciembre 1999
    • Journal of Property Investment & Finance
    • 444-463
    This research paper investigates the effect of drinking water quality on property values in Charlesbourg, a major municipality (70,000 inhabitants) of the Quebec City region where repeated water‐re...
    ...... inhabitants) of the Quebec City regionwhere repeated water-related health problems were experienced in 1990 and 1991. In this paper,807 bungalow ...Our findings indicatethat water-related health hazards exert a detrimental and measurable impact on higher propertyvalues, with ......
  • Big data platform for health and safety accident prediction
    • Núm. 16-1, Enero 2019
    • World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development
    • 2-21
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to highlight the use of the big data technologies for health and safety risks analytics in the power infrastructure domain with large data sets of health and s...
    ...... of the architecture interfaced various technology artefacts was implemented in the Java languageto predict the likelihoods of health hazards occurrence. A preliminary evaluation of the proposed architecturewas carried out with a subset of an objective data, obtained from a leading UK power ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Public Health England releases draft study of health impacts from shale gas extraction
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Public Health England (PHE) is an agency under the UK’s Department of Health tasked with ensuring that the public is protected from infectious disease and environmental hazards. In October 2013, PH...
    ...... an agency under the UK’s Department of Health tasked with ensuring that the public is protected from infectious disease and environmental hazards. In October 2013, PHE released for public comment its draft Review of the potential public health impacts of exposures to chemical and radioactive ......
  • Research: Campylobacter
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Hazards of Healthy Living: Bottled Water and Salad Vegetables as Risk Factors for Campylobacter Infection Meirion R. Evans, C. Donald Ribeiro, and Roland L. Salmon University of Wales College of Me...
    ...Hazards of Healthy Living: Bottled Water and Salad Vegetables as Risk Factors for ......
  • UK Government to Resume Ads Regarding Health Risks Related to Asbestos
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    One factor in the rise of the litigation industry has been increasing knowledge of hazards, which accelerates the propensity to sue. That’s why media in the US today are full of real and faux news ...
    ...One factor in the rise of the litigation industry has been increasing knowledge of hazards, which accelerates the propensity to sue. That’s why media in the US today are full of real and faux news stories on asbestos, with the Internet, ......
  • UK Nanosafety Group Publishes Updated Guidance to Support Safe Working with Nanomaterials
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    In May 2016, the UK Nanosafety Group (UKNSG) published a second edition of its guidance document, Working Safely with Nanomaterials in Research & Development. The second edition of the guidanc...
    ...... “Monitoring.”  The document draws attention to the possible health hazards that could result from exposure to particulate nanomaterials and ......
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