Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007

Schedule 7

Regulations 144

Protection of Children and Young Persons

Part A — Guide list of agents, processes and work

Agents

1. Physical AGENTS

(a) Ionising radiation;

(b) Work in a high-pressure atmosphere such as in pressurised containers or diving.

F76[2. Biological agents

Biological agents of

(a) group 3 biological agent, and

(b) group 4 biological agent.]

3. Chemical agents

F77[(a) Substances and mixtures which meet the criteria for classification under Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council in one or more of the following hazard classes and hazard categories with one or more of the following hazard statements:

(I) acute toxicity, category 1, 2 or 3 (H300, H310, H330, H301, H311, H331);

(II) skin corrosion, category 1A, 1B or 1C (H314);

(III) flammable gas, category 1 or 2 (H220, H221);

(IV) flammable aerosols, category 1 (H222);

(V) flammable liquid, category 1 or 2 (H224, H225);

(VI) explosives, categories Unstable explosive, or explosives of Divisions 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 (H200, H201, H202, H203, H204, H205);

(VII) self-reactive substances and mixtures, type A, B, C or D (H240, H241, H242);

(VIII) organic peroxides, type A or B (H240, H241);

(IX) specific target organ toxicity after single exposure, category 1 or 2 (H370, H371);

(X) specific target organ toxicity after repeated exposure, category 1 or 2 (H372, H373);

(XI) respiratory sensitisation, category 1, subcategory 1A or 1B (H334);

(XII) skin sensitisation, category 1, subcategory 1A or 1B (H317);

(XIII) carcinogenicity, category 1A, 1B or 2 (H350, H350i, H351);

(XIV) germ cell mutagenicity, category 1A, 1B or 2 (H340, H341);

(XV) reproductive toxicity, category 1A or 1B (H360, H360F, H360FD, H360Fd, H360D, H360Df);]

(b) F78[]

(c) F78[]

(d) F78[]

(e) Substances and F79[mixtures] referred to in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Carcinogens) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 78 of 2001) F80[(amended by the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Carcinogens) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 622 of 2015))];

(f) Lead and compounds thereof, in as much as the agents in question are absorbable by the human organism;

(g) Asbestos.

Annotations

Amendments:

F76

Substituted (18.02.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 70 of 2016), reg. 5(a).

F77

Substituted (18.02.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 70 of 2016), reg. 5(b).

F78

Deleted (18.02.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 70 of 2016), reg. 5(c).

F79

Substituted (18.02.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 70 of 2016), reg. 5(d)(i).

F80

Inserted (18.02.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 70 of 2016), reg. 5(d)(ii).

Part B — Processes and work

1. Processes at work referred to in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Carcinogens) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 78 of 2001) F81[(amended by the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Carcinogens) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 622 of 2015))].

2. Manufacture and handling of devices, fireworks or other objects containing explosives.

3. Work with dangerous, fierce or poisonous animals.

4. Animal slaughtering on an industrial scale.

5. Work involving the handling of equipment for the production, storage or application of compressed, liquefied or dissolved gases.

6. Work with vats, tanks, reservoirs or carboys containing chemical agents referred to in item 3 of Part A of this Schedule.

7. Work involving a risk of structural collapse.

8. Work involving high-voltage electrical hazards.

9. Work the pace of which is determined by machinery and involving payment by results.

Annotations

Amendments:

F81

Inserted (18.02.2016) by Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 70 of 2016), reg. 5(e).