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  • Date:
    29 April 2013
    Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 (SR 2013/108) implement the increased protection to healthcare workers prescribed by the Directive on the prevention from sharp injuries in the hospital and healthcare sector (2010/32/EU).

  • Date:
    4 April 2013
    Type:
    Legal timetable

    The Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/645) implement the increased protection to healthcare workers prescribed by the Directive on the prevention from sharp injuries in the hospital and healthcare sector (2010/32/EU).

  • Summer sharps consultation for first EU "social dialogue" safety Directive

    Date:
    1 April 2012
    Type:
    News

    The HSE plans to consult in summer 2012 on how it might implement a 2010 EU Directive on the protection of healthcare workers against injuries and infections from needles, scalpels and other medical sharps.

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