Safety in Industry Act, 1980

Extension of sections 88 and 89 of Principal Act.

43.—(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, where a person undertakes building operations or works of engineering construction to which by virtue of section 88 or 89 of the Principal Act provisions of that Act apply, then any person, other than the first-mentioned person or an employee of the first-mentioned person, who designs and controls or directs the operations or works, or supervises the manner in which or the method by which the operations or works are carried out, shall be deemed for the purposes of the said provisions, in their application to the operations or works, to be the occupier of a factory.

(2) In applying by virtue of subsection (1) of this section provisions of the Principal Act requiring general registers to be kept and copies of the prescribed abstract referred to in section 120 (1) (a) of the Principal Act, as amended by section 46 of this Act, and of special regulations or the prescribed abstract of such regulations to be kept posted up, for the purposes of this section the provisions shall be deemed to be complied with in relation to a particular case if as regards that case they may be deemed under section 88 or 89 of the Principal Act to have been complied with.