Change and Occupational Health and Safety

Posted in : O'Connor Solicitors on Change Management on 13 May 2016
Gail O'Keeffe
O'Connor Solicitors

This article examines the mutual duties of employers and employees to ensure health and safety when implementing change in work practices. 

Change in work systems may be planned and implemented gradually or they may be required urgently due to unforeseen or adverse events. Either way, change to work systems must be implemented in accordance with all relevant health and safety legislation that applies to the workplace.

What does this mean for employers and employees?

The main legislation to refer to is the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and Regulations enacted under it.

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This article is correct at 13/05/2016
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Gail O'Keeffe
O'Connor Solicitors

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