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April/May 2013 (vol. 09/6)

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Expert Witness: Covert surveillance

Privacy, covert surveillance and occupational health practice

Summary:

The courts are increasingly dealing with cases where individuals claim their privacy is being infringed by photographers or hidden cameras. Other cases relate to the admissibility of evidence, including on fitness for work, obtained by covert surveillance, while some medical practitioners have reported that their consultations have been recorded in secret on their patients’ mobile phones. Diana Kloss examines the issues.

We have all become accustomed to ubiquitous closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras …

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

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Occupational Health at Work April/May 2013 (vol. 09/6) pp14-15

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