Occupational Health Law, 4th Edition
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
Table of Cases.
Table of Statutes.
Table of Statutory Instruments.
1. The Provision of Occupational Health Services.
2. The Legal Status and Liability of the OH Professional.
3. Medical Records and Confidentiality.
4. Pre-Employment Screening and Health Surveillance.
5. Health and Safety at Work: the Criminal Law.
6. The Law of Compensation: Welfare Benefits.
7. The Law of Compensation: Civil Liability.
8. Employment law.
9. Equal Opportunities.
Appendix A. Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995, Schedule 3.
Appendix B. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002, Regulation 11 and Schedule 6, and Approved Code of Practice Paragraphs.
Appendix C. Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Diseases) Regulations.
Appendix D. Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Regulation 6, and Approved Code of Practice, paragraphs 41-45.
Appendix E. Disability Discrimination Act 1995: Guidance on matters to be taken into account in determining questions relating to the definition of disability.
* as the law becomes more complex and demands on employers increase, a well written and accessible guide has become even more necessary
* essential reference for occupational health and personnel departments
* 'Essential reading... clear, straight to the point... superb value for money' - Occupational Safety & Health
Journal of Occupational Safety and Health
‘What makes this book special is not just the mine of
useful and expert information but its readability and compassion,
which, in a legal textbook, has to be as rare as hen’s
Journal of Occupational Health, Safety and Environment
‘Explores the complete landscape of occupational health
and workers’ rights … a reference not only for those
lobbying or legislating, but also for occupational health care
professionals and human resources departments.’
‘Very informative, concise and detailed.’
‘Diana’s book provides a long awaited and much
needed framework … make sure you have access to
'Occupational Health Law is an essential, comprehensive
and up-to-date reference source for OH professionals.'
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH [at Work]
"Occupational Health Law remains an essential
reference... One of the book's greatest strengths is its clear
explanation of this aspect of British employment law to the
non-lawyer. A book for the practice library certainly as well as
the DMLS reference collection, but also essential reading for
anyone undertaking AFOM or even, in my view, D Occ Med
N K Cooper, HQ BFG Health Service