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

Employee information and training.


140. Without prejudice to sections 9 and 10 of the Act, where employees are exposed to risk from mechanical vibration, an employer shall provide those employees or their representative, or both, with suitable and sufficient information, instruction and training, including—

(a) the technical and organisational measures taken in order to comply with this Chapter,

(b) the exposure limit values and the exposure action values,

(c) the results of the risk assessment and measurement of the mechanical vibration carried out in accordance with Regulation 136 and the potential injury arising from the work equipment in use,

(d) why and how to detect and report signs of injury,

(e) the circumstances in which health surveillance is made available to employees and its purpose, in accordance with Regulation 141, and

(f) safe working practices to minimise exposure to mechanical vibration.