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Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application)(Amendment)Regulations 2010 (Artificial Optical Radiation) (S.I. No. 176 of 2010)

These Regulations were signed by Batt O’Keeffe, Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment on the 29 April 2010.

These Regulations amend the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 299 of 2007) as previously amended by the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 732 of 2007) by inserting a new Part 9 and Schedule 11 to the Regulations relating to the control of the exposure of employees to artificial radiation at work.

New Part 9 and Schedule 11 to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, as amended, transpose into Irish law Directive 2006/25/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2006 on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to risks arising from physical agents (Artificial Optical Radiation).

The Regulations set out requirements relating to the control of the exposure of employees to artificial optical radiation at work, including exposure limit values, determination of exposure and assessment of risks, provisions aimed at avoiding or reducing exposure, employee information and training and health surveillance.


Regulations and Associated Guidance

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