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How employers can face up to and enforce high standards of health and safety

Byrne, Raymond (1997) How employers can face up to and enforce high standards of health and safety. DCU Business School Research Paper Series. (Paper No. 25). Dublin City University Business School, Ireland. ISSN: 1393-290X

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Abstract

This paper outlines the high standard to which employers must aspire in order to achieve compliance with their statutory responsibilities under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 1989 and the many detailed Regulations on safety and health at work now in force. These duties are based on European and international standards in occupational safety and health. The paper discusses the implications of the 1989 Act for enforcement strategies within organisations, including disciplinary matters.

Item Type:Working Paper (No. 25)
Refereed:No
Uncontrolled Keywords:health and safety; workplace;
Subjects:Business > Management
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > DCU Business School > DCU Business School Research Paper Series
Publisher:Dublin City University Business School
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:2178
Deposited On:27 Nov 2008 14:22 by Rachel Keegan. Last Modified 27 Nov 2008 14:22

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