The act is amended in section 4 a in the definition of approved standard, by inserting after the words. The act provides to consolidate, harmonize, and update the law relating to occupational safety and health. It sets out key principles, duties and rights about ohs. An act relating to the safety, health and welfare of persons at work in workplaces. Assented to 30th january 2004 whereas it is enacted inter alia, by subsection 1 of section of the constitution that an act to which that. The ohs act seeks to protect the health, safety and welfare of employees and other people at work.
Arrangement of sections part ipreliminary section 1short title. Summary of the occupational safety and health act laws. Occupational health and safety act and regulations worksafe. To provide for the health and safety of persons at work and for the health and safety of persons in connection with the use of plant and machinery. Worker health and safety laws and regulations redlog.
The occupational safety and health act 9, 2006 lays down the legal requirements which have to be followed in all workplaces. An act to consolidate, harmonize and update the law relating to occupational safety and health. December 29, 1970, as amended through january 1, 2004. Except as otherwise provided in this act but not the regulations, the provisions of this act shall apply to all workplaces. Occupational safety and health act, 2006 uganda legal.
Assented to 30th january 2004 whereas it is enacted inter alia, by subsection 1 of. Occupational health and safety act south african government. Occupational health and safety act and regulations. This act may be cited as the workplace safety and health act.
The occupational safety and health act, 2004 arrangement of sections part i preliminary section 1. This act imposes obligations on employers and employees as parties to the legal relationship. The occupational safety and health act, 2007 the occupational safety and health act, 2007 arrangement of sections part i. Congress passed the occupational and safety health act to ensure worker and workplace safety. Workplace safety and health act singapore statutes online. The occupational health and safey amendment act, 2006. The occupational health and safety act 2004 ohs act is the main workplace health and safety law in victoria.365 1072 731 296 1015 924 1630 1114 369 522 1368 969 645 1617 109 1397 150 380 129 1666 1314 258 447 692 97 1244 1156 402 1481 187 1315 586 1161 896 220 1296 1483 4