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  1. Trinidad and Tobago - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    The Tobacco Control Act 2009 (Act No. 15 of 2009). - Act on-line Legal Notice No. 24 of 2010

    Adoption: 2009-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 2010-02-17 | TTO-2009-L-83347

    An Act to prevent tobacco use by children; regulate tobacco use by individuals; enhance public awareness of the hazards of tobacco use and ensure that individuals are provided with information to make more fully informed decisions about using tobacco; protect individuals from exposure to tobacco smoke; prohibit and restrict promotional practices; prevent smuggling of tobacco; provide for regulation of tobacco products to mitigate against the harmful effects of tobacco; and provide for other related matters.

  2. Trinidad and Tobago - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Education Sector Policy on HIV and AIDS of the Ministry of Education.

    Adoption: 2008-07-17 | TTO-2008-M-80833

    Aims to promote awareness among students and employee population of the causes, modes of transmission, consequences, means of prevention and control of HIV/AIDS.

  3. Trinidad and Tobago - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Safety and Health (Amendment) Act (Act No. 3 of 2006) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-02-10 | TTO-2006-L-74554

    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).

  4. Trinidad and Tobago - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Safety and Health Act (Cap. 88:08). - Act No. 1 of 2004 Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-01-30 | TTO-2004-L-67864

    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

  5. Trinidad and Tobago - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Safety Council of Trinidad and Tobago (Incorporation) Act, 1999 (No. 28 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-10-12 | TTO-1999-L-56641

    Provides for the establishment of the Safety Council of Trinidad and Tobago (Association). Defines the aims, objectives and powers of the Council. The aims of the Council include the collection and analysis of data on accidents and work-related illnesses and injuries.

  6. Trinidad and Tobago - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories Ordinance (Chapter 30 No. 2).

    Adoption: 1948 | Date of entry into force: 1948-12-18 | TTO-1948-R-43290

    Provides comprehensive regulations concerning health, sanitation and safety in factories. Part III contains health regulations, including provisions relating to the powers of health inspectors. Part IV provides safety regulations, relating to, inter alia, procedures in case of fire, pressure valves, and dangerous machinery. Part IV relates to notification and investigation of accidents and industrial diseases. Part VII prohibits the employment of women and children in factories other than in accordance with orders which may be made by the governor in Council (s. 42).

  7. Trinidad and Tobago - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Health Ordinance.

    Adoption: 1917-01-01 | TTO-1917-R-43289

    Establishes a Central Board of Health. Part VIII prohibits "offensive trades," specified in Schedule I. Part X covers food regulations. Part XVI covers health requirements in bakeries; Part XVIII in hotels and restaurants; Part XIX in factories.


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