February/March 2015 (vol. 11/5)

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Expert Witness: Health, work and data protection, Part 1

Part 1: all change across the EU


Diana Kloss explains the impact of current data protection law on OH practice, and the implications of a proposed EU Regulation.  

THE current law of data protection in the UK was enacted in the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), which stems from a European directive (95/46/EC). The Act is policed by a public official, the Information Commissioner, who also has responsibility for overseeing the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The commissioner has power to issue…

Diana Kloss is a barrister, former part-time employment judge, Acas arbitrator and author. 

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Occupational Health at Work February/March 2015 (vol. 11/5) pp35-36

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