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

Interpretation for Chapter 1.


143. In this Chapter:

“child” means a person resident in the State who is under 16 years of age;

“night work” means—

(a) in the case of a child, any work between 8 p.m. on any one day and 8 a.m. on the following day, and

(b) in the case of a young person, the hours mentioned in paragraph (b) of section 6(1 of the Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act 1996 (No. 16 of 1996), as qualified by that section and sections 7 and 8 thereof;

“risk assessment” means the assessment of a risk referred to in Regulation 144;

“young person” means a person who has reached 16 years of age but is less than 18 years of age.