Lexis® Practical Guidance: Mine Health & Safety and Occupational Health & Safety


Labour law

Practical "how-to" for Occupational Health & Safety

Occupational health and safety laws  apply to every workplace in the economy, and serve to regulate a large number  of activities, facilities, machinery, equipment, substances and products in  order to achieve a safe workplace.
Lexis® Practical Guidance Occupational  Health and Safety is a how-to resource that makes complying with the extensive  range of OHS laws easier.
The content for Lexis® Practical  Guidance Occupational Health and Safety is written by a team of highly  experienced, practicing professionals, ensuring users are referencing to  up-to-date and need-to-know information at all times. This practice area covers  the pertinent legislation and case law, and offers guidance notes and numerous  helpful resources such as checklists, downloadable and customisable forms and  precedents. Lexis® Practical Guidance Occupational Health and Safety is the ideal  solution for safety and compliance officers, legal advisors and directors to  ensure compliance at all times.

  Topics
Covered
  • Duties of employers, self-employed persons and employees
  • Duties in respect of premises and inherently dangerous work
  • Hazardous machinery and equipment, substances, explosives and fumes in the workplace
  • Dust and particulates
  • Noise in the workplace
  • Incidents, investigations and inquiries
  • Managing OHS compliance
  • Compensation for occupational injuries and diseases
  • Legal liability and proceedings
  • OHS in the construction and demolition sector
  Access
to
  • Over 110 Guidance notes
  • Over 200 customisable forms, precedents and checklists
  • Over 35 topic overviews
  • Up to date judgments for reference
 
  Practical
Aids
  • Explanatory notes on the Major Hazard Installation Regulations
  • Steps to take to apply for increased compensation
  • Guide to completing material safety data sheets
  • Noise-induced Hearing Loss Regulations
  • General Safety Regulations checklist
  • Various Codes of Practice for the different regulations
  • Example of appointment letter
  • A collection of Department of Labour forms to assist in applications and claims relating to the Occupational
  • Letter of designation
  • List of offences where a person prevents another person tasked to perform a legal duty from performing the duty
  • List of construction appointments required
 
 

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