Health and Safety Act allows for the removal of staff from frontline positions
The Irish Times
Ronan McGreevy, Mark Hilliard
HSE chief executive Paul Reid has suggested that healthcare workers who refuse to take the vaccine may be removed from their posts.
Mr Reid said it was “inexcusable” for any healthcare worker who works with patients not to take the vaccine.
He said everyone had a right to refuse a vaccine if they wished, but the Health and Safety Act allowed for workers to be removed if they were regarded as a threat to other people. . . [Full text]