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Name: Health and Safety at Work Act, 2002 (No. 2 of 2002) (CH.321C).
Country: Bahamas
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2002-02-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2002-01-21, No. 2, pp. 1-20
ISN: BHS-2002-L-60975
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2002-01-21, No. 2, pp. 1-20
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Bahamas Laws On-line, Government of the Bahamas PDF of Act - LRO 1/2006 PDF of Act - LRO 1/2006 (consulted on 2015-11-17)
Abstract/Citation: Deals with various issues relating to health and safety at work. Sections 4 sets forth general duties of employers to their employees; Section 5 general duties of employers and self-employed to persons other than their employees. Section 6 regulates general duties of manufacturers as regards articles and substances for use at work. Section 7 provides for general duties of employees at work. Sections 11-15 regulate activities of work inspectors. Also provides for establishment of health and safety committees.
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