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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Foundries and Construction Works) Regulations 2019 (GN No. 167 of 2019). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-09-12 | MUS-2019-R-109423

    Repeals the Health, Safety and Welfare Regulations 1980. Sets out the regulations relating to OSH in foundries (Part II) and on construction sites (Part III).

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

    Use of Pesticides Act 2018 (Act No. 8 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-07-19 | MUS-2018-L-108722

    The Act contains provisions to regulate, control and monitor the use of pesticides.

  3. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security Act 2018 (Act No. 16 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-03-19 | MUS-2018-L-108721

    To provide for the establishment of a Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security Authority to regulate and control all radiation sources and practices for the adequate protection of people and the environment, both now and in the future, against the harmful effects of ionising radiation.

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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Safety of Scaffolds) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (GN No. 240 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 2016-03-01 | MUS-2015-R-101535

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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Employees' Lodging Accommodation) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (GN No. 164 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-08-13 | MUS-2015-R-101536

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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Transportation of Employees) Regulations 2014 (GN No. 210 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-31 | Date of entry into force: 2016-10-31 | MUS-2014-R-98420

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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Control of Asbestos at Work) Regulations 2014 (G.N. No. 216 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-10-20 | Date of entry into force: 2016-10-31 | MUS-2014-R-98418

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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Fees and Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (GN No. 64 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-03-27 | MUS-2014-R-98514

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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Safety of Scaffolds) Regulations 2013 (GN No. 16 of 2014). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-11-22 | MUS-2013-R-98501

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

    OSH (Ship Construction and Ship Repairs) Regulations 2013 (GN No. 254 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-10-08 | Date of entry into force: 2013-11-01 | MUS-2013-R-98512

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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Work at Height) Regulations 2013 (GN No. 190 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-07-18 | Date of entry into force: 2013-12-18 | MUS-2013-R-98513

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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Fees and Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (GN No. 219 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-05 | MUS-2012-R-98515

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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Employees' Lodging Accommodation) (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (GN No. 161 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-08-21 | MUS-2012-R-98516

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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Personal Protective Equipment) Regulations 2012 (GN No. 146 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-25 | MUS-2012-R-98517

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

    Occupational Safety and Health (Safety of Lifts at Work) Regulations 2012 (GN No. 108 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-09 | Date of entry into force: 2013-05-09 | MUS-2012-R-98518

  16. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health (Noise at Work) Regulations 2012 (GN No. 107 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-09 | Date of entry into force: 2013-05-09 | MUS-2012-R-98519

  17. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health (Fees and Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (G.N. No. 63 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-03-29 | Date of entry into force: 2011-04-01 | MUS-2011-R-88200

    Amends Regulation 3 of the Occupational Safety and Health (Fees and Registration) Regulations 2007 by increasing the fees.

  18. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health (Employees' Lodging Accommodation) Regulations 2011 (G.N. No. 27 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-01-27 | MUS-2011-R-88199

    Establishes the Lodging Accommodation Committee. Sets out its composition and functions. Contains provisions concerning the housing standards for employees.

  19. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Radiation Protection (Registration of Radiation Sources and Facilities) Regulations 2009 (GN No. 141 of 2009). - Legislation

    Adoption: 2009-10-21 | MUS-2009-R-82668

    Regulates the system for the notification and registration of radiation sources and facilities.

  20. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (GN No. 108 of 2009). - Legislation

    Adoption: 2009-09-07 | MUS-2009-R-82669

    Amends Regulation 3 of the 2007 regulations by deleting the words "01 September 2009" and replacing them by the words "1 September 2010".

  21. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Safety and Health (Amendment) Act 2009 (Act No. 8 of 2009). - Legislation

    Adoption: 2009-05-15 | MUS-2009-L-81724

    Amends section 29 of the principal Act by inserting, after subsection (3), a new subsection concerning employment of Safety and Health Officers. Minor amendment is also made to section 30.

  22. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health (Electricity at Work) Regulations 2009 (GN No. 47 of 2009). - Legislation

    Adoption: 2009-05-14 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-01 | MUS-2009-R-82717

    Repeals Part XIII of the Health, Safety and Welfare Regulations 1980. Provides for safety provisions with respect to electrical installations in the workplace.

  23. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Environment Protection (Industrial Waste Audit) Regulations 2008 (GN No. 255 of 2008). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-11-07 | MUS-2008-R-81531

    Provides for the measures to be taken for an industrial waste audit including who is to carry it out, forms to be filled and and the contents of the report.

  24. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety & Health (Transitional Provisions)(Amendment) Regulations 2008 (GN No. 176 of 2008). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2008-08-29 | MUS-2008-R-80545

    Regulations 3 of the principal regulations is amended by deleting the words "01 September 2008" and replacing them by the words "01 September 2009".

  25. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2007 (GN No. 122 of 2007). - Legislation Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-08-29 | MUS-2007-R-78719

    Provides that Section 30 of the Act shall, with respect to an employer and employee in the public service, be applicable as from 01 September 2008.

  26. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety and Health (Fees and Registration) Regulations 2007 (GN No. 123 of 2007). - Legislation Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-08-29 | MUS-2007-R-78720

    Part I - Payment of Fees
    Part II - Registration of Boilers, Factories etc.

  27. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Safety and Health Act 2005 (Act No. 28 of 2005). - Act on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-10-28 | MUS-2005-L-72927

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Duties and Responsibilities
    Part III - Administration
    Part IV - Health and Welfare (General Provisions)
    Part V - Safety (Machinery)
    Part VI - Safety (General Provisions)
    Part VII - Safety and Health (Special Provisions)
    Part VIII - Registration of Factories
    Part IX - Offences, Penalties and Legal Proceedings
    Part X - Miscellaneous

  28. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ports (Operations and Safety) Regulations 2005 (G.N. No. 52 of 2005). - New Legislations

    Adoption: 2005-02-28 | MUS-2005-R-76986

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Interpretation and Application
    Part III - General
    Part IV - Vessel Movements
    Part V - Craft
    Part VI - Loading, Discharging and Storage of Cargo
    Part VII - Safety of Port Operations
    Part VIII - Dangerous Goods
    Part IX - Handling of Flammable Liquids in Bulk
    Part X - Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gas
    Part XI - Explosives, Arms and Ammunition
    Part XII - Conservancy, Pollution and Environmental Protection
    Part XIII - Control of Port Premises and Land Traffic
    Part XIV - Distress, Cyclones, Emergency and Safety Precautions
    Part XV - Towing
    Part XVI - General

  29. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Dangerous Chemicals Control Act, 2004 (Act No. 16 of 2004) - Act online

    Adoption: 2004-07-06 | MUS-2004-L-70209

    Establishes the Dangerous Chemicals Advisory Council and the Dangerous Chemicals Control Board. Part IV provides for licenses, permits, notificaton and duty to provide information concerning dangerous chemicals. Part V regulates the classification, labelling and sale of dangerous chemicals. Part VI deals with the duty of importers, exporters and manufacturers to provide safety data sheets. Part VII deals with protection against dangerous chemicals including duties of employers, workers and safe guards for the public. Part VIII regulates the transport and storage of dangerous chemicals and Part IX provides that certain chemicals listed in schedule 18 are to be prohibited. Part X sets out the enforcement provisions for the Act.

  30. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety, Health and Welfare (First- Aid) (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (G.N. No. 33 of 2003). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-02-14 | MUS-2003-R-88207

    Regulation 5 concerning contents of the first aid cabinet as well as the schedules are amended.

  31. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety, Health and Welfare (First- Aid) (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (G.N. No. 71 of 2000). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2000-05-18 | MUS-2000-R-88206

    Amends schedules 1 and 2 concerning gloves.

  32. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Radiation Protection Act 1992 (No. 22 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 1992-09-28 | MUS-1992-L-31781

    Provides for protection from ionising radiation, establishes a Radiation Protection Board and provides for the composition and functions of the Board.

  33. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    The Public Health (Amendment) Act, 1990. No. 5.

    Adoption: 1990-04-20 | MUS-1990-L-20828

    Regulates the discharge of effluents and wastes from hotels.

  34. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety, Health and Welfare (Woodworking Machines) Regulations 1989 (No. 66 of 1989). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-04-26 | MUS-1989-R-88203

    Sets out the safety measures to be taken when working with woodworking machinery.

  35. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupational Safety, Health and Welfare (First-Aid) Regulations 1989 (G.N. No. 65 of 1989). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-04-26 | Date of entry into force: 1989-05-01 | MUS-1989-R-88205

    Contains provisions concerning the availability and content of first aid equipment in the workplace.

  36. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Trust Fund for Disabled Persons Act 1988. No. 30.

    Adoption: 1988-11-24 | MUS-1988-L-8395

    An Act to provide for the establishment of a Trust Fund for Disabled Persons. Section 4 provides that the objects of the Fund are to set up training centres and sheltered workshops for, and to develop and provide appropriate training to, disabled persons with a view to enabling them to secure employment or to work on their own account.

  37. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Explosives Act, 1982 (RL 2/687).

    Adoption: 1982-06-12 | MUS-1982-L-64410

    Regulates manufacture and use of explosives. Provides for the following matters: manufacture of explosives, handling and care of explosives, precautions against fire or explosion, control of explosives, import permits, notice of intended import, duty of Port Master, duty of controller, permit to remove explosives, transport of explosives, storage of explosives, application for store licence, issue and revocation of store licence, sale of explosives, explosives issued for use, issue of blasting certificates, prohibition for minors to handle explosives, powers of police officers, powers to search for explosives, seizure and detention of explosive, and some related matters.

  38. Mauritius - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Safety of Dockers Act (RL 5/163).

    Adoption: 1937 | MUS-1937-L-45325

    Allows the Governor General to make regulations for the protection against accidents of workers employed as dockers.


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