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Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations, 1994 (S.I. No. 146 of 1994)

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Occupational safety and health; Protection against particular hazards
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Implements Council Directives 90/679/EEC and 93/88/EEC on the protection of workers from risks related to exposure to a biological agent at work. Defines biological agents to include bacteria, viruses and fungi. The regulations draw a distinction between incidental exposure to a biological agent and exposure arising from their deliberate use. Employers must identify the biological agent to which workers are, or may be, exposed.

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    43 p.