Safety in Industry Act, 1980

Regulations for safety and health.

5.Section 71 of the Principal Act, as amended by section 25 of the Nuclear Energy (An Bord Fuinnimh Núicléigh) Act, 1971 , is hereby amended by the insertion after subsection (1) of the following subsection:

“(1A) Where the Minister is satisfied that if noise or other sound, pollutant, vibration or other thing were present throughout a factory or throughout a part of a factory to an extent greater than a particular amount or level it would thereby cause risk of bodily injury to the persons employed, he may, after consultation with the Minister for Health, make such special regulations as appear to him to be reasonably practicable and to meet the necessity of the case.”.