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Confined Spaces Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Work in confined spaces

4.—(1) A person at work shall not enter a confined space to carry out work for any purpose unless it is not reasonably practicable to achieve that purpose without such entry.

(2) Without prejudice to paragraph (1), so far as is reasonably practicable, a person at work shall not enter or carry out any work in, or (other than as a result of an emergency) leave, a confined space otherwise than in accordance with a system of work which, in relation to any relevant specified risks, renders that work safe and without risks to health.

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