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Name: Occupational Safety and Health Act (Cap. 88:08).
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-01-30
Entry into force:
ISN: TTO-2004-L-67864
Bibliography: Act No. 1 of 2004 Act No. 1 of 2004 Parliament, Trinidad and Tobago (consulted on 2004-08-10)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Attorney General and Legal Affairs, Trinidad and Tobago PDF of unofficial consolidated version to 31/12/2015 PDF of unofficial consolidated version to 31/12/2015 (consulted on 2017-10-04)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on occupational safety and health. Divided into 15 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-5) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 6-13) sets forth general duties of employers and employees. Part 3 (s. 14-21) establishes rights of employees to refuse work where safety or health is in danger. Part 4 (s. 22-25) contains provisions regarding safety. Part 5 (s. 26-30) deals with fire, Part 6 (s. 31-38) with health, Part 7 (s. 39-45) with welfare, and Part 8 (s. 46-52) with notification and investigation of accidents and industrial diseases. Part 9 (s. 53-56) regulates employment of young persons. Part 10 (s. 57-58) deals with application of Act. Part 11 (s. 59-63) contains special provisions regarding factories, building operations and works of engineering construction. Part 12 (s. 64-68) establishes Occupational Safety and Health Authority. Part 13 (s. 69-82) deals with administration; Part 14 (s. 82-97) with offences. Part 15 (s. 98-100) contains miscellaneous provisions.

SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION:
Occupational Safety and Health (Prescribed Forms) Order (GN 187-1948) ... page 89
Distillery (Safety) Regulations (GN 213-1946) ... page 133
Boilers Regulations (GN 2-1949) ... page 136
Special Provisions for Safety in the Case of Air Pressure Containers Regulations (GN 3-1949) ... page 143
Occupational Safety and Health (Cleaning of Machinery in Motion Order) (GN 109-1949) ... page 147
Woodworking Machinery Regulations (GN 152-1949) ... page 148
Occupational Safety and Health (Electricity) Regulations (GN 61-1951) ... page 154
Occupational Safety and Health (Welfare) Regulations (GN 62-1951) ... page 167
Electric Accumulator (Manufacture and Repair) Order (GN 184-1974) ... page 175
Occupational Safety and Health (Protective Measures) Order (GN 210-1977) ... page 184
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