|Name:||Occupational Safety and Health (Amendment) Act (Act No. 3 of 2006)|
|Country:||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Subject(s):||Occupational safety and health|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Trinidad and Tobago Gazette, 2006-02-14, Legal Supplement Part A, No. 27, pp. 38-48 (DOC.NORMES)
|Bibliography:||Trinidad and Tobago Gazette, 2006-02-14, Legal Supplement Part A, No. 27, pp. 38-48 (DOC.NORMES)
Act on-line Parliament, Trinidad and Tobago PDF (consulted on 2006-10-23)
|Abstract/Citation:||Amends sections 4 (interpretation), 6 (general duties of employers to their employees), 8 and 9 (duties of occupiers), 10 (general duties of employees at work), 15 (refusal to work), 16 (refusal to report), 18 (investigation by inspector), 19 (employee to be available), 21 (entitlement to be paid), 25 (dangerous fumes, etc.), 26 (fire), 34 (noise and vibration), 37 (medical examination), 39 (drinking water), 43 (first aid), 46 (notification of accidents), 48 (notification of occupational disease), 57, 58, 59 (construction of factories), 65 (Occupational Safety and Health Authority), 71, 72, 74 and 79 (inspections), 83 (criminal and other remedies), 85 (penalties) and 86 (fines in case of death).
Adds a new section 13A on annual risk assessment and repeals section 25 G (risk assessment).