The Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Third Sector is advising all employers, employees and their representatives that amendments have been made to the Safety and Health at Work (Workstation) Regulations, 2022.
The Safety and Health at Work (Workstation) (Amendment) Regulations, 2023 were recently published in the Official Gazette VOL. CLVIII No. 88, on August 28, 2023.
The Safety and Health at Work (Workstation) (Amendment) Regulations, 2023 now also allows optometrists to conduct the assessments of eye health that are required under these Regulations.
Persons seeking to obtain copies of these and other Regulations under the Safety and Health at Work Act should contact the Government Printing Department, Bay Street, St. Michael at 535-6301/6302.
For more information on the Safety and Health at Work Act and the Regulations, persons may contact the Occupational Safety and Health Section, Labour Department at 535-1523/1524 or at [email protected].
The Safety and Health at Work Act, which was proclaimed in 2013, aims to secure the provisions of safety, health and welfare for persons in the workplace as well as those external to the workplace who may be impacted by the activities that occur there. (MLSP/BGIS)