Guidelines to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations 2013

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Biological Agents) Regulations, HSA2013 set down obligations on employers regarding the determination and assessment of risk with respect to biological agents:

  • the prevention and control of exposure to hazardous biological agents;
  • specific protection and preventive measures;
  • arrangements to deal with accidents, incidents and emergencies;
  • information, training and consultation;
  • health surveillance; record-keeping;
  • notification requirements to the Authority; and
  • duties for employees. Download guide

Source: Health and Safety Authority