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News - Zero in on Safety- Count down to the proclamation of the SHaW Act on or before January 1, 2013
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Zero in on Safety- Count down to the proclamation of the SHaW Act on or before January 1, 2013

Notices and Registers

 

All workplaces are required to keep a General Register containing:

  • Copies of accident reports sent to the Chief Labour Officer
  • Certificates of Fire Escape
  • Certificates concerning any examinations of air receivers, boilers, hoists or lifts
  • Any reports regarding safety and health conditions in the work place.

 

The address and phone number of the Chief Labour Officer as well as the names of the Joint Safety and Health Committee members must be displayed in a location where they can be seen by all employees such as a notice board.  Workplaces should also display the Abstract of the Safety and Health at Work Act (obtained from the Labour Department)

 

Any person who plans to occupy or use premises as a factory must submit a Notice of Occupation of Factory to the Chief Labour Office no less than 30 days before the occupation.

 

For more information visit the Ministry of Labour’s website at http: http://www.labour.gov.bb/ or contact the Labour Department at 310-1524.

 

Obtain your copy of the SHaW Act from the Government Printing Department, Bay Street St. Michael


Published: Wednesday, 28th November, 2012





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