O'Connell v Solas [2017]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    IEHC 242
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Health and Safety
Issues covered: Keywords: Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Quarries) Regulations, 2008; Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013; Employee Qualifications

This case concerned a claim for a number of reliefs including a declaration in relation to the plaintiff’s entitlement to a continuing registration card for work purposes. The defendant was required, by regulation, to issue registration cards in recognition of professional qualifications. The plaintiff had completed the requisite training to obtain same. However, the registration card issued to the plaintiff was limited in time to a five-year period and was only renewable if he engaged in at least six blasting operations within the previous two years. The plaintiff, therefore, argued that the defendant did not have an entitlement to limit the duration of the card and alleged that the card

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This article is correct at 16/05/2017

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