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Name: Health and Safety at Work Act, 1996 (No. 4 of 1996).
Country: Fiji
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-06-28
Entry into force:
Published on: Gazette, Acts, pp. 19-62
ISN: FJI-1996-L-44245
Bibliography: Gazette, Acts, pp. 19-62
Act online Act online Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PACLII) (consulted on 2005-05-20)
Abstract/Citation: Applies to all workers in Fiji and aboard Fiji ships and aircraft, but does not apply to domestic workers. Part II stipulates that all employers shall ensure the health and safety of their workers. Part III covers workplace arrangements. Establishments of under twenty workers may elect a safety representative; establishments with over 20 workers are required to set up a health and safety committee. Parts V and VI create an Occupational Health and Safety Education and Accident Prevention Fund and an Advisory Board. Part VII contains provisions relating to health and safety inspectors.
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