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Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No. 85 of 1993)


Notice No. 1158 of 1993


1. Definitions

2. Establishment of Advisory Council for Occupational Health and Safety

3. Functions of Council

4. Constitution of Council

5. Period of Office and remuneration of members of Council

6. Establishment of Technical Committees of Council

7. Health and Safety Policy

8. General duties of employers to their employees

9. General duties of employers and self-employed persons to persons other than their employ

10. General duties of manufacturers and others regarding articles and substances for use at

11. Listed work

12. General duties of employers regarding listed work

13. Duty to inform

14. General duties of employees at work

15. Duty not to interfere with, damage or misuse things

16. Chief Executive Officer charged with certain duties

17. Health and Safety Representatives

18. Functions of Health and Safety Representatives

19. Health and Safety Committees

20. Functions of Health and Safety Committees

21. General Prohibitions

22. Sale of certain articles prohibited

23. Certain deductions prohibited

24. Report to inspectors regarding certain incidents

25. Report to Chief Inspector regarding occupational disease

26. Victimization forbidden

27. Designation and functions of Chief Inspector

28. Designation of Inspectors by Minister

29. Functions of Inspectors

30. Special powers of Inspectors

31. Investigations

32. Formal enquiries

33. Joint enquiries

34. Obstruction of investigation or inquiry or presiding Inspector or failure to render ass

35. Appeal against decision of Inspector

36. Disclosure of information

37. Acts or omissions by employees or mandataries

38. Offences, penalties and special orders of court

39. Proof of certain facts

40. Exemptions

41. This Act not affected by agreements

42. Delegation and assignment of functions

43. Regulations

44. Incorporation of health and safety standards in regulations

45. Serving of notices

46. Jurisdiction of Magistrate's Courts

47. State bound

48. Conflict of Provisions

49. Repeal of Laws

50. Short title & commencement