Promoting jobs, protecting people
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Fiji (285) > Occupational safety and health (14)

Name: Health and Safety at Work (General Workplace Conditions) Regulations, 2003 (Legal Notice No. 25).
Country: Fiji
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2003-06-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2003-06-20, No. 17, pp. 107-147 (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: FJI-2003-R-65371
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2003-06-20, No. 17, pp. 107-147 (DOC.NORMES)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive regulation on health and safety at the workplace. Divided into 27 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 deals with access and egress, Part 3 with workplace cleanliness and hygiene, Part 4 with amenities, Part 5 with buildings and precincts, and Part 6 with confined spaces. Part 7 provides for dangerous substances and hazardous work, Part 8 for electrical installations, Part 9 for emergency facilities and procedures, Part 10 for fire prevention, Part 11 for lighting, and Part 12 for manual handling. Part 13 deals with noise, Part 14 with occupational health and first aid, Part 15 with personal protection, Part 16 with prevention of falls, Part 17 with remote or isolated work, Part 18 with storage, Part 19 with traffic control, and Part 20 with ventilation. Part 21 makes provision for thermal environment, Part 22 for consumption of substances, Part 23 for application of standards, Part 24 for existing buildings and prior approval for new workplaces, Part 25 for offences and penalties, and Part 26 for risk identification, assessment and control. Part 27 repeals a number of sections of the 1971 Factories Act.
Basic text(s):
Amended text(s):

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer