In tandem with our expertise in Employment Law and Litigation, the Firm also advises on Health and Safety Law and the implications in the workplace. This is a vital and far reaching body of law with relevance and implications on all sides. We advise both employers on their duties and obligations and have represented clients in prosecutions and enforcement actions, assisting and advising on risk assessments and safety statements.
This is an important area of law, to both employers and employees. Employers need to protect their interests by ensuring safe and adequate procedures. It is of equal importance to employees, not only in the prevention of accidents but also in addressing the aftermath of accidents in the context of employment law and more particularly personal injury litigation to include bullying, harassment and stress at work claims.
Aileen Fleming and Ailbhe Murphy are contributors on the area of Health and Safety law in the upcoming publication of “Employment Law in Ireland” (2nd Edition – Bloomsbury Professional).