Promoting jobs, protecting people
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Uganda (141) > Occupational safety and health (6)

Name: The Occupational Safety and Health Act, 2006 (Act No. 9)
Country: Uganda
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2006-05-24
Entry into force:
Published on: Uganda Gazette - Acts Supplement No. 5, 2006-06-08, Vol. XCVIX, No. 36, pp. 1-86 (PDF 1'298kb)
ISN: UGA-2006-L-74417
Bibliography: Uganda Gazette - Acts Supplement No. 5, 2006-06-08, Vol. XCVIX, No. 36, pp. 1-86 PDF 1'298kb PDF 1'298kb
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Uganda PDF PDF (consulted on 2017-05-26)
Abstract/Citation: Part I - Preliminary
Part II - Administration and Enforcement of the Act (inspectors, Occupational Safety and Health Board, etc.)
Part III - General Duties, Obligations and Responsibilities of Employers
Part IV - General Duties of Employers and Self-Employed
Part V - General Duties of Manufacturers, Suppliers and Transporters
Part VI - Duties, Rights and Responsibilities of Workers
Part VII - Registration of Workplaces
Part VIII - Health and Welfare
Part IX - General Safety Requirements
Part X - Fire Preparedness
Part XI - Machinery, Plant and Equipment
Part XII - Hazardous Materials
Part XIII - Chemical Safety and Special Provisions
Part XIV - Offences, Penalties and Legal Proceedings
Part XV - Miscellaneous


Repeals Factories Act (Cap. 220).

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer