first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. OH law put under the spotlightOn 1 Jul 2001 in Personnel Today The main employment law issues that are likely to affect occupational healthprofessionals in the near future were lucidly explained by well-knownemployment law consultant Joan Lewis. She reviewed the main changes that took place in 2000 including the HumanRights Act, the Data Protection Act and the Part Time Workers Regulations. Shealso looked at the proposed changes for 2001 including the Data ProtectionCommissioner’s Code of Practice which will have particular significance foroccupational health with reference to the keeping of records and provision ofmedical reports. Lewis also explained case law and best practice in a variety of areas. Theseincluded disability discrimination and maternity suspensions as well asvicarious liability, working time limitations and issues relating to homeworking. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more