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  1. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace (Drinking Water) Regulations, 2007. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | BRB-2007-R-94145

    Regulates the supply of drinking water in workplaces implementing section 57 of the Safety and Health at Work Act 2005.

  2. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace (General Duties) Regulations, 2007. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | BRB-2007-R-94146

    The Regulations provide that it "shall be the duty of every employer to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the safety, health and welfare at work of all persons employed by him in any workplace". Also sets out the duties and responsibilities of suppliers, manufacturers and workers with respect to health and safety. Sets out the measures that need to be taken to ensure that the workplace is safe.

  3. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace (Personal Protective Equipment) Regulations 2007. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | BRB-2007-R-94147

    Regulates the provision of personal protective equipment as well as training and instructions as to its use and obligations concerning its maintenance.

  4. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace (Sanitary Conveniences) Regulations, 2007. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | BRB-2007-R-94148

    Provides in the Schedule to the Regulations the sanitary conveniences required to be provided under section 65 of the Act.

  5. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Workplace (Washing Facilities) Regulations, 2007. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | BRB-2007-L-94149

    Regulates the provision of sanitary facilities including when using hazardous substances.

  6. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace (Noise) Regulations 2007. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | BRB-2007-R-94150

    Contains regulations providing workplaces and workers with protection against noise.

  7. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace (Visual Display Unit and Workstation) Regulations, 2007. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | BRB-2007-R-94151

  8. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Safety and Health at Work Act 2005 (2005-12). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-01-09 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | BRB-2005-L-92044

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - General Duties
    Part III - General Provisions - Safety
    Part IV - Health
    Part V - Welfare
    Part VI - Medical Examinations and Young Persons
    Part VII - Special Applications and Extensions of the Act
    Part VIII - Notices and Registers
    Part IX - Administration
    Part X - Regulations
    Part XI - Offences, Penalties and Legal Proceedings
    Part XII - General

    Repeals the Factories Act (Cap. 347).

  9. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Health Services (Assignment of Public Health Inspectors to Private Businesses) Regulations 1986. No. 143.

    Adoption: 1986-11-18 | BRB-1986-R-3066

    Set forth the inspectors' duties (e.g. boarding vessels for inspection, monitoring storage and handling of dangerous chemicals, inspecting sanitary facilities in plants, etc.) as well as their hours of work and rates of pay.

  10. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    National Health Service Board Act. No. 22..

    Adoption: 1984-09-14 | BRB-1984-L-815

    An Act to provide for the establishment of the National Health Service Board. 1984-22. To provide general practice services free of charge to residents except as provided for in the regulations.

  11. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Factories (Forms and Fees) Regulations, 1984 (S.I. 1984 No. 108)

    Adoption: 1984-06-22 | BRB-1984-R-51889

    Establishes the Schedule and Forms for the examination of factories. Provides the forms for the examination to be used by inspectors for the steam boiler, steam receiver, air receiver and for fire safety. Made under the Factories Act, 1982 (1983-17).

  12. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment Injury (Prescribed Diseases) (Amendment) Regulations 1982. No. 35.

    Adoption: 1982-02-12 | BRB-1982-R-10290

    Replace the First Schedule to the Regulations of 1971.

  13. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Accident Compensation (Reform) Act, 1980 - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1981-01-22 | Date of entry into force: 1981-01-22 | BRB-1981-L-52086

    Gives persons wrongfully injured or dependents of those killed by a wrongful act the right to take action to recover damages or pecuniary loss. Sets out procedures for this type of action and for time limits and the assessment of damages. Provides for the apportionment of damages where applicable.

  14. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Radiation Protection Act (Cap. 353A). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1971-11-15 | BRB-1971-L-73377

    Act adopted to give effect to Art. 10 the Radiation Protection Convention, 1960 (No. 115) concerning "the notification in a manner prescribed thereby of work involving exposure of workers to ionising radiations in the course of their work".

  15. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Health Services (Offensive Trades) Regulations, 1969 (S.I. No.158 of 1969). - Regulations on-line [as amended to 1978]

    Adoption: 1969 | BRB-1969-L-87111

    "Offensive Trade" means any trade, business, or manufactures specified in the Schedule and includes slaughtering and other processing of animals. No person shall establish or carry out an offensive trade unless a licence has been obtained from the Medical Officer of Health. This Officer may issue a licence to an applicant subject to such conditions as he thinks fit. Licences may be cancelled if any provision of these Regulations has been contravened or continuation of the licence is detrimental to public health. Plans to build a premises for purposes of an offensive trade shall be submitted to and approved by the Medical Officer of Health. Certain requirements regarding offensive trades are prescribed. (9 regulations completed by a Schedule)

  16. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupiers Liability Act

    Adoption: 1965-07-12 | BRB-1965-L-52057

    Consolidates the laws relating to the liability of occupiers and others for injury or damage resulting to persons or goods lawfully on any land or other property due to the state of the property or to things done or omitted to be done there. Includes regulations on the extent of an occupier's ordinary duty, the effect of a contract on an occupier's liability to a third party, an occupier's duty to contractual visitors and a landlord's obligation to repair.

  17. Barbados - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Mines Regulation Act (Cap. 350). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1899-01-26 | BRB-1899-L-73350

    Regulates matters related to mining in Barbados including with respect to occupational safety and health.


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