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

    HIV/AIDS (Amendment) Decree 2011 (No. 38 of 2011). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-08-25 | FJI-2011-L-90020

    Amends sections 4, 5, 22 and 29 and repeals section 40.

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

    Radiation Health Decree 2009 (No. 41 of 2009).

    Adoption: 2009-10-30 | FJI-2009-L-86237

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Licences
    Part 3 - Radiation Safety Standards and Certificate of Compliance
    Part 4 - Acquisition, Supply and Relocation of Sources and Disposal of Radioactive Materials and Radiation Apparatus
    Part 5 - Other Radiation Safety and Protection Plans
    Part 6 - Instruments
    Part 7 - Emergencies
    Part 8 - Radiation Health Board
    Part 9 - Miscellaneous [repeals the Ionising Radiations Act (Cap.102)]

  3. Fiji - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Public Health Act (Cap. 111) Notification of Infectious Diseases Under Section 68 (L.N No. 2 of 2006).

    Adoption: 2006-01-12 | FJI-2006-M-73267

    Amends the First Schedule of the Public Health Act concerning infectious diseases, in particular with respect to HIV/AIDS.

  4. Fiji - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Health and Safety at Work (Amendment Act) 2003 (Act No. 14 of 2003). - Act online

    Adoption: 2005-05-20 | FJI-2005-L-70332

    Amends section 30 and 38 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1996.

  5. Fiji - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Environmental Management Act, 2005 (Act No. 1 of 2005). - Act online

    Adoption: 2005-03-17 | FJI-2005-L-70330

    Provides for the protection of natural resources as well as the control and management of developments, waste management and pollution control and for the establishment of a National Environment Council. Enterprises may be requested to establish environmental management committees (section 16). The Waste and Pollution Control Administrator may give an order to stop work in emergency situations (section 39). Workers are not to be punished by the employer if they report a contravention of the Act (section 48).

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

    Health and Safety at Work (General Workplace Conditions) Regulations, 2003 (Legal Notice No. 25).

    Adoption: 2003-06-11 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-01 | FJI-2003-R-65371

    Comprehensive regulation on health and safety at the workplace. Divided into 27 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 deals with access and egress, Part 3 with workplace cleanliness and hygiene, Part 4 with amenities, Part 5 with buildings and precincts, and Part 6 with confined spaces. Part 7 provides for dangerous substances and hazardous work, Part 8 for electrical installations, Part 9 for emergency facilities and procedures, Part 10 for fire prevention, Part 11 for lighting, and Part 12 for manual handling. Part 13 deals with noise, Part 14 with occupational health and first aid, Part 15 with personal protection, Part 16 with prevention of falls, Part 17 with remote or isolated work, Part 18 with storage, Part 19 with traffic control, and Part 20 with ventilation. Part 21 makes provision for thermal environment, Part 22 for consumption of substances, Part 23 for application of standards, Part 24 for existing buildings and prior approval for new workplaces, Part 25 for offences and penalties, and Part 26 for risk identification, assessment and control. Part 27 repeals a number of sections of the 1971 Factories Act.

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

    Health and Safety at Work (Representatives and Committees) Regulations 1997 (L.N. No. 168).

    Adoption: 1997-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 1997-12-18 | FJI-1997-R-48360

    Provides for the designation of workgroups, health and safety committees, and election of worker representatives. S. 12 provides for the training of worker representatives in occupational health and safety matters.

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

    Health and Safety at Work (Training) Regulations, 1997 (L.N. 169).

    Adoption: 1997-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 1997-12-18 | FJI-1997-R-48361

    Provides for accreditation of courses and trainers for special occupational health and safety training, and for the training of health and safety committee representatives.

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

    Health and Safety at Work (Administration) Regulations 1997 (L.N. No. 170).

    Adoption: 1997-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 1997-12-18 | FJI-1997-R-48362

    Provides for notification of the Chief Health and Safety Inspector in case of accident, injury or disease at a workplace. Also requires employers to maintain records of accidents, injuries or diseases.

  10. Fiji - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Health and Safety at Work (Amendment) Act, 1996 (No. 16 of 1996). - Act online

    Adoption: 1996-10-21 | FJI-1996-L-70331

    Repeals and replaces section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work Act.

  11. Fiji - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Health and Safety at Work Act, 1996 (No. 4 of 1996). - Act online

    Adoption: 1996-06-28 | FJI-1996-L-44245

    Applies to all workers in Fiji and aboard Fiji ships and aircraft, but does not apply to domestic workers. Part II stipulates that all employers shall ensure the health and safety of their workers. Part III covers workplace arrangements. Establishments of under twenty workers may elect a safety representative; establishments with over 20 workers are required to set up a health and safety committee. Parts V and VI create an Occupational Health and Safety Education and Accident Prevention Fund and an Advisory Board. Part VII contains provisions relating to health and safety inspectors.

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

    Dock Regulations 1974 [safety]. Legal Notice No. 12.

    Adoption: 1974-01-10 | FJI-1974-R-15139

  13. Fiji - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Factories Act 1971 (No. 56).

    Adoption: 1971-12-23 | FJI-1971-L-16905

    An Act to regulate the conditions of employment in factories and other places and to protect the health, safety and welfare of persons employed therein.

  14. Fiji - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Ionising Radiations Act (Ordinance No. 44 of 1969). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1969 | Date of entry into force: 1974-07-01 | FJI-1969-L-51633

    Governs the granting of licenses to operate machines which produce ionising radiation.


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