Proposals on the transposition of Directive 2013/35/EU ref. exposure of workers to risks arising from physical agents – electromagnetic fields (EMF).

Consultation opened on 28 January 2016. Closing date 28 March 2016.

Summary

The consultative document contains proposals for the transposition of Directive 2013/35/EU into Northern Ireland law through the Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016.

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Consultation description

The consultative document contains proposals for the transposition of Directive 2013/35/EU into Northern Ireland law through the Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016.

These Regulations will only transpose the requirements of the Directive which go beyond, or are more specific than, those covered by existing legislation.

The Regulations will be supported by guidance that outlines the measures to be taken to assess exposure to EMFs and manage any of the risks identified.

 

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