Chapter 7 Doctor's Duty of confidentiality; Appendices;
Appendix 1 Data Protection Act 1998;
Appendix 2 Medical consent form;
Appendix 3 Sickness absence model letters;
Appendix 4 Long-term absence letters and policies.
The second edition of _Employee Sickness and Fitness for Work_ will show you how to get the best out of your employees, from recruitment to retirement, while protecting yourself and your firm to the full. For example, did you know that you don't have to accept every doctor's certificate for sickness absence? Or that not all duties are suspended when an employee is off sick? The Report is filled with constructive advice and guidance on all employment regulations.
List of Contributors. Introduction: Disasters and Hazards in Socio-Legal Studies. Disaster Myth or Reality: Developing a Criminology of Disaster. ? "Not only Injurious to Individuals, but Dangerous to the State": A Theory of Disaster Crime. ? Disaster, War, and Drugs: Policy Levers and Rebuilding Communities. ? Federalism, Law, and the Ethics of Disaster Evacuations. Policing Disasters: The Role of Police in the Pre-Disaster Planning and Post-Disaster Responses. Transforming Oil Activism: From Legal Constraints to Evidenciary Opportunity. Environmental Policy for Chemical Pollution in Taiwan: The An-Shun Plant Case. The Federal Disaster: The Failed Logic of Disaster Prevention in New Orleans. New Orleans: Post-Disaster Dual Dualism in Labor Markets and Development. The Prison City of New Orleans: Law's Responses to the Disaster of Hurricane Katrina. Perceived Risk, Criminal Victimization, and Community Integration: Mental Health in the Aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Disasters, Hazards and Law. Sociology of crime, law and deviance. Sociology of crime, law and deviance. Copyright page.
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This volume deals with important social-science issues of law and legal control pertaining to disasters and hazards in a variety of contexts. The orientation of this volume is driven by relevant recent occurrences, such as hurricanes Katrina and Irene in the United States; the 2010 BP oil spill, and the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Thematically diverse within the province of the social and behavioral sciences related to law and law-related problems, the chapters in this volume are not restricted in terms of theoretical approach and methodological orientation. Topics addressed include: legal controls pertaining to disaster prevention, response, and mitigation; regulations and policies concerning hazardous conditions; and crime and the control thereof in post-disaster situations. (source: Nielsen Book Data)