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  1. Guyana - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Health and Safety (Amendment) Act, 2009 (No. 22 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-05-28 | GUY-2009-L-99464

  2. Guyana - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Safety and Health Act (Cap. 99:06). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1997-10-28 | GUY-1997-L-72147

    Provides for the registration and regulation of industrial establishments, for occupational safety and health of persons at work and, for purposes connected therewith or material thereto.

    Section 41 prohibits the employment of persons under the age of 15 ("children") in factories.

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

    Factories (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (No. 8 of 1983).

    Adoption: 1983-12-21 | GUY-1983-R-55351

    Makes an amendment to the Factories (Prescribed Forms) Regulations.

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

    Factories (Health and Welfare) (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (no. 9 of 1983)

    Adoption: 1983-12-14 | GUY-1983-R-55241

    Amends the Factories (Health and Welfare) Regulations with the aim of removing restrictions on the employment of females factories and the stipulations as to their hours of work therein.

  5. Guyana - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 1976 (Mo. 8 of 1976)

    Adoption: 1976-07-31 | GUY-1976-R-55352

    Amends the Factories (Presribed Forms) Regulations by amending the form for use in the appointment of inspectors.

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

    Factories (Amendment) Order, 1974 (No. 77 of 1974)

    Adoption: 1974-06-07 | GUY-1974-R-55350

    Makes and amendment to the Factories Act relating to the exploration of mineral resources.

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

    Building (Safety) Regulations (No. 4 of 1955).

    Adoption: 1955 | GUY-1955-R-42181

    Provides regulations relating to, inter alia, scaffolds, ladders, roof work, cranes, lifting gear, excavations, and demolition of buildings. Part VI relates to dangerous fumes, poisonous substances and protection of the eyes. An abstract of these Regulations shall be posted at each building site (s. 69). Made under Factories Act 1947.

  8. Guyana - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Woodworking Machinery) (Safety) Regulations (No. 4 of 1953).

    Adoption: 1953 | GUY-1953-R-42179

    Provides regulations governing working space, lighting, training and supervision, and safety measures related to the operation of various types of saws and woodworking machinery. Made under Factories Act 1947.

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

    Factories (Safety) Regulations (No. 14 of 1953).

    Adoption: 1953 | GUY-1953-R-42180

    Provides regulations relating to the safe operation of machinery in factories, including hoists and lifts. Young persons and women shall not be permitted to clean and oil machinery if doing so exposes them to moving parts (s. 8). Part II regulates the construction and maintenance of floors, passages and stairs. Part V regulates work performed in conjunction with dangerous fumes. Made under Factories Act 1947.

  10. Guyana - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (First Aid) Regulations (No. 2 of 1951).

    Adoption: 1951 | GUY-1951-R-42175

    Requires employers to provide a first aid box for every one hundred employees, and specifies required contents of the box in attached schedule. Made under section 26 of Factories Act 1947.

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

    Factories (Fire Escape) Regulations (No. 1 of 1951).

    Adoption: 1951 | GUY-1951-R-42174

    Regulates fire alarms, means of escape, fire drills, training and other safety measures against fire. Section 3 provides for inspection of fire safety measures and certification of compliance with regulations. Made under section 26 of Factories Act 1947.

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

    Docks (Safety Regulations) (No. 2 of 1951).

    Adoption: 1951 | GUY-1951-R-42176

    Provides comprehensive regulations on dock safety. Part I regulates safety measures on docks, including maintenance of equipment to save persons from drowning (s. 5). Part II relates to means of access between ship and shore. Part III governs lifting machinery. Parts IV-VI provide specific and miscellaneous provisions, including a prohibition of persons under 18 from operating a crane or winch (s. 32). Part VII outlines powers of the Labour Authority in relation to the regulations. Made under Factories Act 1947.

  13. Guyana - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Distilleries (Safety) Regulations (No. 7 of 1951).

    Adoption: 1951 | GUY-1951-R-42177

    Persons entering a still-vat or similar space where dangerous fumes may be present shall wear a safety belt and be provided with a suitable breathing apparatus and rest periods. Made under section 26 of Factories Act 1947.

  14. Guyana - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Health and Welfare) Regulations (No. 16 of 1951).

    Adoption: 1951 | GUY-1951-R-42178

    Provides regulations governing, inter alia, cleanliness, overcrowding, temperature, ventilation, lighting, drainage, drinking water, sanitary conveniences, facilities for sitting, meals, industrial disease, hours of work and overtime. Each employee shall be allowed at least 250 cubic feet of space in a factory workroom (s. 4). Young persons and women shall not work more than 8 hours a day and clock more than 100 hours of overtime per year (ss. 16-17). Made under Factories Act 1947.

  15. Guyana - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Prescribed Forms) Regulations (No. 12 of 1949).

    Adoption: 1949 | GUY-1949-R-42173

    Provides forms for registration of factories, appointment of inspectors, and annual report of examining surgeons. Made under s. 26 of Factories Act 1947.

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

    Steam Boilers Regulation Act (Cap. 95:04). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1907 | Date of entry into force: 1907-10-26 | GUY-1907-L-72135

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

    Factories (Dangerous Trades Regulation) Act (Cap. 95:03). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1891 | Date of entry into force: 1891-04-22 | GUY-1891-L-72134

    Concerns manufactures of explosive or inflammable substances.


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