Safety in Industry Act, 1980


Safety and Notification of Accidents

Duties of persons employed.

8.Section 125 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (1):

“(1) The following provisions shall apply to a person who is employed in a factory or in any other place to which any of the provisions of the Safety in Industry Acts, 1955 and 1980, apply, namely,

(a) he shall take reasonable care for his own safety and health and that of any other persons who may be affected by his acts or omissions while at work,

(b) he shall co-operate with this employer and any other person to such extent as will enable his employer or the other person to comply with any provision of the said Acts or of regulations under the said Acts which applies to his employer or the other person,

(c) he shall not intentionally interfere with or misuse any means, appliance, convenience, equipment or other thing provided in pursuance of the said Acts or of regulations thereunder for securing the health, safety or welfare of the persons so employed,

(d) he shall use any clothing, equipment, appliance or other means or thing so provided (whether for his use alone or for use by him in common with others) for securing his health, safety or welfare while at work.”.