420. Suspension from work on medical grounds.

Various health and safety regulations provide for an employee's suspension from work on medical grounds, for example where that employee's blood-lead concentration has reached a prescribed level1; where he has received an overexposure to ionising radiation2; or where he is under medical surveillance and has been advised not to undertake work which exposes him to a substance hazardous to health3. Suspension from work on medical grounds may also be the result of a recommendation to that effect in an approved code of practice4.

In such circumstances the employee is entitled to remuneration from his employer for a period not exceeding