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Name: Occupational Safety and Health (Workplace Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations, 1997.
Country: Seychelles
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1997
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 19 p. (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: SYC-1997-R-49715
Bibliography: Printed separately, 19 p. (DOC.NORMES)
Abstract/Citation: Applies to all worksites, including temporary workplaces. Provides for maintenance, safety, and cleanliness of workplaces and for specific regulations regarding lighting, ventilation, and working space. S. 9 sets forth maximum exposure limits to ionising radiation, and provides for the removal of workers from sources of radiation and for subsequent medical supervision if employees are exposed to radiation over the set limits. S. 21 provides for medical supervision at worksites where hazardous materials are used. Employers are required to provide fist aid materials and devise emergency evacuation plans at workplaces with 25 or more employees. Also provides for noise protection and protective clothing. Repeals the Occupational Safety and Health (Health and Welfare) and (Miscellaneous) Regulations, 1991.
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