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Name: Occupational Safety and Health Act, 2005 (Act No. 8 of 2005).
Country: United Republic of Tanzania
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-09-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Legal Supplement (Part I) to the Zanzibar Government Gazette, 2005-09-30, Vol. CXIV, No. 6113, pp. 43-130
ISN: TZA-2005-L-77451
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=77451&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legal Supplement (Part I) to the Zanzibar Government Gazette, 2005-09-30, Vol. CXIV, No. 6113, pp. 43-130
Printed separately (DOC.NORMES)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line House of Representatives, Zanzibar, Tanzania PDF of Act PDF of Act (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2013-09-09)
Abstract/Citation: Part I - Preliminary Provisions
Part II - Administration and Enforcement
Part III - Registration of Workplaces
Part IV - Safety, Health and Welfare Provisions
Part V - General Duties of the Self-Employed and Employers
Part VI - General Duties of Manufacturers, Suppliers and Transporters
Part VII - Duties, Rights and Responsibilities of Employers
Part VIII - Safety Provisions
Part IX - Fire Preparedness
Part X - Hazardous Materials and Processes
Part XI - Chemical Provisions
Part XII - Offences and Penalties
Part XIII - Miscellaneous Provisions
Repeals the Factories (Safety and Supervision) Decree, Chapter 63. However, regulations, rules or orders made under the Decree and which were in force prior to the commencement of the 2005 Act, are deemed to be made under the 2005 Act until revoked or replaced.
Implementing text(s):

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