Examples of other health and safety legislation include:-
- Confined Spaces Regulations
- Construction Regulations (as amended)
- Exposure to Asbestos
- Biological Agents Regulations
- Fishing Vessels Regulations
- Machinery Regulations
- Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations
The safe use of chemicals in the workplace is governed by a significant body of legislation including:-
Registration Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals Regulations (REACh)
Classification, Packaging, Labelling & Notification of Dangerous Substances Regulations
Dangerous Substances and Preparations (Marketing and Use) Regulations
Safety Advisors for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail Regulations
Chemical Agents Regulations
To ensure that you have considered all the relevant legislation applicable to your place of work, employers must appoint a 'competent person' with adequate training, experience and knowledge to advise them on their legal obligations.
An up to date list of health and safety legislation is maintained on by the Health and Safety Authority on their website.