Public Consultation on Draft Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Prevention from Sharps Injuries in the Hospital and Healthcare Sector) Regulations

The Health and Safety Authority are looking for submissions on  the Draft Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Prevention from Sharps Injuries in the Hospital andHealthcare Sector) Regulations

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The Health and Safety Authority requests comments and observations on the draft Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Prevention from Sharps Injuries in the Hospital and Healthcare Sector) Regulations.

The principal objective of the proposed Regulations is to transpose Directive 2010/32/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 May 2010 on implementing the Framework Agreement on prevention from sharp injuries in the hospital and healthcare sector concluded by the European Hospital and Healthcare Employers’ Association (HOSPEEM) and the European Federation of Public Services Unions (EPSU).

The text of the following may be accessed at the links below:

Draft Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Prevention from Sharps Injuries in the Healthcare Sector) Regulations

EU Directive 210-32

Associated Regulatory Impact Analysis

The closing date for receiving submissions is 5.00 p.m. on Monday 7th May 2012.

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