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Role of the Health and Safety Policy Section

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In Ireland all workplace health and safety legislation is administered, enforced and promoted by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA). The HSA is a State-sponsored body initially set up under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 1989, and it operates under the auspices of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation.

The role of the Health and Safety Policy Section is, principally, to act as a liaison mechanism between the Health and Safety Authority and the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. The functions of the Section in this regard include;

The structure of the Unit is:

Margaret Lawlor
(Assistant Principal)
631 3126

Evelyn Daly
(Higher Executive Officer)
631 3091

Frank Mooney
(Higher Executive Officer)
631 3300

Joe Wilson
(Executive Officer)
631 3184

Sťamus McCarthy
(Clerical Officer)
631 3189

Last modified: 07/10/2013

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  2. S.I. No. 291 of 2013 Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2013 (PDF 223KB)
  3. S.I. No. 182 of 2013 Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (PDF, 38KB)
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