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EXECUTIVE MASTER OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

MANAGEMENT
(EMOSHM - EMS 1113)

OSH LEGISLATION Part I
8 Mac 2014


Prepared by Ir. Ludin Embong
Lecturers Biodata
Ir LUDIN EMBONG
Qualification -MSc (Safety) Aston, UK
-BSc (Mechanical) UTM
-Steam Engineer 1
st
Class
-Registered Prof. Engineer
Work Experience
(Year)
- Mill Operation Maintenance (3)
- Safety & Health Management (10)
-Safety Education (4)
-Factory Inspection/Safety Legal
Enforcement (16)
-Standards Development (5)
Highest Position
Held
- Company Head - TPM
- Company Head Safety & Health
- Company Boiler Expert
- DOSH State Director
External
Involvement
- Panel of SHO Examination Panel
2
Course Objectives
3
Be able to describe the background of OSH
Legislation in Malaysia
Be able to discuss the approach of the Act
Be able to pinpoint salient safety & health
provisions of Regulations under the Act

OSH Legislation
in Malaysia
Selangor Boiler Enactment 1892
Perak Boiler Enactment 1903
Pahang Boiler Enactment 1908
NS Boiler Enactment 1908
Federal Machinery Enactment 1913
Machinery Ordinance 1953
Factory and Machinery Act 1967
Safety of boilers (Before 1914)
Safety of machines (1914 1952)
Industrial safety (1953 1967)
Industrial safety & hygiene (1970 1994)
Occupational safety & health (1994 onwards)
FMA
OSHA
Focus of the OSH legislation
in Malaysia
7 Categories
of OSH legal
General
Safety
Health
Radioactive
radiation
Factories, Mill
& Other
Specific
Workplace
Fire
Safety
Chemical
Electrical
Noise
OSH Legislation - Group Into 7 Categories


LEGAL AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
OSHA FMA FSA
Occupational
Safety &
Health Act
Factories and
Machinery Act
Fire Services
Act
7 Regulations
15 Regulations 7 Regulations
4.3.2 LEGAL AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
PA UBBL FA
Poison Act
Uniform
Building By-
Law
Food Act
3 Regulations
258 Section
5 Regulations
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ACT 1994

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
PART I PRELIMINARY
PART II APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS
PART III NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
PART IV GENERAL DUTIES OF EMPLOYERS AND SELF EMPLOYED PERSONS
PART V - GENERAL DUTIES OF DESIGNERS, MANUFACTURERS AND
SUPPLIERS
PART VI GENERAL DUTIES OF EMPLOYEES
PART VII - SAFETY AND HEALTH ORGANISATION
PART VIII NOTIFICATION OF ACCIDENTS, DANGEROUS OCCURRENCE,
OCCUPATIONAL POISONING AND OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES, AND INQUIRY
PART IX PROHIBITION AGAINST USE OF PLANT OR SUBSTANCE
PART X INDUSTRY CODES OF PRACTICE
PART XI ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION
PART XII LIABILITY FOR OFFENCES
PART XIII APPEALS
PART XIV REGULATIONS
PART XV - MISCELLANEOUS
Intention refer the long title
An act to make further provision for securing that
safety, health and welfare of persons at work, for
protecting others against risks to safety and health
in connection with the activities of person at work,
to establish the National Council for Occupational
Safety and Health, and for matters connected
therewith.
Refer also S4 objects of the Act
The aim is to promote safety and health awareness
and establish effective safety organisation and
performance through self regulation concept.
Spirit of OSHA 1994
Self Regulation
Workers Cooperation & Consultation
All economic activities except shipping and armed
forces
Guiding principles
Responsibilities for OSH lies with those WHO
CREATE THE RISK (employer) and those WHO
WORK WITH THE RISK (employee)
Concept of so far as is REASONABLE/PRACTICABLE


PHILOSOPHY AND
GUIDING PRINCIPLES
ACT
Regulations
Code Of
Practice
New innovation under OSHA 1994
S1(2) APPLICATION OF THE ACT
PERSONS AT WORK

IN ALL ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES AS PER FIRST
SCHEDULE INCLUDING PUBLIC SERVICES AND
STATUTORY AUTHORITIES
EXCEPT - ON BOARD SHIPS OR THE ARMED FORCES

S2 Prevailing laws
(1) OSHA in addition to, not in derogation of other law in
respect of osh
(2) In the event of conflict or inconsistency with other law,
OSHA shall prevail
The Industries specified
in First Schedule
Manufacturing
Mining and Quarrying
Construction
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Utilities: (a) Electricity (b) Gas (c) Water and
(d) Sanitary Services
Transport, Storage and Communication
Wholesale and Retail Trades
Hotels and Restaurants
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Business
Services
Public Services and Statutory Authorities
S8 -14 NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR OCCUPATIONAL
SAFETY AND HEALTH
MEMBERSHIP-BETWEEN 12 TO 15 AND TRIPARTITE
PLUS OTHERS

POWER TO DO ALL THINGS INCIDENTAL TO THE
OBJECTS OF THE ACT

CONDUCT INVESTIGATION INTO LEGISLATION,
ADMINISTRATION/ ENFORCEMENT, FOSTERING
COOPERATION, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, USE OF
CHEMICALS, STATISTICS, HEALTH CARE FACILITIES,
INDUSTRIAL CODE OF PRACTICE, REHABILITATION
etc.

CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEE OF APPEAL

S16 - Duty to formulate safety and health policy
Safety and health policy a statement of the employers
philosophy and commitment to safety
A statement of the organisation and arrangements for
carrying out that policy
The arrangement for carrying out that policy

Occupational Safety and Health (Employers Safety and Health
General Policy Statements)(Exception) Regulations 1995

Osborne v Bill Taylor (1982)
S15(1) General Duties of Employers
so far as practicable the safety, health and welfare at
work of all employees
S3 defines so far as practicable - must consider:-
The severity of the hazards
The state of knowledge about the hazards
the availability and suitability of techniques
The cost of mitigating hazards
S15 - DUTIES OF EMPLOYERS
AND SELF-EMPLOYED PERSONS in particular:-
(SO FAR AS IS PRACTICABLE)

PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN PLANT AND SYSTEM OF WORK

MAKE ARRANGEMENT FOR THE SAFE USE, OPERATION, HANDLING,
STORAGE AND TRANSPORTATION OF SUBSTANCES AND PLANT

PROVIDE INFORMATION, INSTRUCTION, TRAINING AND
SUPERVISION

PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN PLACE OF WORK AND MEANS OF ACCESS
TO AND EGRESS FROM ANY PLACE OF WORK

PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN WORKING ENVIRONMENT THAT IS SAFE
AND WITHOUT HEALTH RISK AND WITH ADEQUATE WELFARE
FACILITIES

S15(2)(a) The provision and maintenance of
plant and systems of work that are, so far as is
practicable, safe and without risks to health.


Examples of England case laws

Woods v Durable Suites the employee was working
with a synthetic glue. Proper instruction given by
the employer on safety procedure but ignored by
the employee and he contracted dermatitis.
Employer held not liable.
Barkway v South Wales Transport Co maintenance
requires system of regular inspection with reporting
of defects to a responsible person. Employer held
liable because they did not require their drivers to
report incidents which could produce impact
fractures.
system of work not defined under OSHA
Defined by Lord Greene in Speed v Thomas Swift &
Co Ltd as follows:-
It may be the physical layout of the job, the setting
of the stage, so to speak the sequence in which
the work is to be carried out, the provision in
proper cases of warnings and notices, and the issue
of special instructions

Whatever system of work is adopted, it must be the
safe one.
S15(2)(b) Make arrangement for safe use, operation,
handling, storage and transport of plant and substances
Example of arrangement will include:-
Appropriate protective clothing, proper equipment and tools,
etc must be provided.
The handling, excessive weight, contamination, dangerous
parts etc. all must be considered.
Adequate storage facilities, e.g. proper racks, trained fork lift
drivers.
Safe transportation, e.g. loads properly tied down, with an
even distribution of weight, goods are properly packed.
Page v Freight Hire (Tank Haulage) Ltd. The applicant 21 years old female
driver. Her employer refused to allow her to drive the tanker containing
dimenthylformamide (DMF). The court decided that there was no unlawful
discrimination.
information about the hazards and the precautions to be
taken. Cannot expect employees to request it.
It has to be accurate and meaningful.

Vacwell Engineering v BDH Chemicals Ltd the plaintiff
purchased boron tribrimide from the defendant in ampoules
which labelled Harmful valour. Explosion resulted when the
chemical was poured on to water. The information given was
misleading, and did not accurately describe the hazard.
Defendant was held liable.

See also R v Swan Hunter Shipbuilders Ltd.

S15(2)(c) Provide information, instruction, training and
supervision
S15(2)(d) Provide and maintain place of work and
means of access to and egress from any place of work
Thus premises must be safe and maintained safe.
Obstacles removed, dangerous wiring replaced,
defective floors and stairs repaired, roads,
pavements, pathways, doors, etc must all be safe.
S15(2)(e) Provide and maintain working
environment that is safe and without health
risk and with adequate welfare facilities
Thus need to consider proper systems of noise
control, eliminate noxious fumes and dust, lighting
must not be excessive or inadequate.
Welfare arrangements and facilities must be
adequate, e.g. toilet, accommodation, washing
facilities, first aid room, etc.
S15(3) For the purpose of subsections (1) & (2)
a) employee includes an independent contractor
(i/c) and employees of the i/c
b) Duty of employer extended to i/c and i/cs
employees in matters over which employer has
control.

What is the meaning of control?
- The work to be done and the manner in which
the work is to be done.
- Would have control but for any agreement
between the employer and the i/c to the
contrary.
Agreement to relieve duties and liabilities
- to what extent are agreements able to relieve
the employer or main contractor from duties
and liabilities?
Would depend on facts of the case; the nature of
the work, the control, the wording of the
agreement etc.
S17 General duties of employers to persons
other than their employees
(1) - to conduct his undertaking in such a manner that he and
other persons, not being his employees are not exposed to
risks to their safety and health.
(2) - to provide to persons, not being his employees in the
prescribed circumstances and in the prescribed manner
with the prescribed information on such aspects of the
manner in which he conducts his undertaking as might
affect their safety and health.

R v MARA
RMS v Jester

R v Associated Octel (1996)
Octel operated a large chemical plant. Plant shut
down for maintenance and contractor was engaged
to repair a tank.
Employee of contractor was badly injured while
repairing the tank. Octel was charged.
Having the tank repaired was part of the control of
Octels undertaking.
Octel was found guilty.
S18 General duties of an occupier of a place
of work to persons other than his employees
S18(1)
Apply to non-domestic premises that is available to persons,
as a place of work or where they may use a plant or
substance provided there for their use.
Occupier of that non-domestic premises responsible to take
such measures as are practicable to ensure safety & without
risks to health on the following items:-
- the premises
- means of access to and egress therefrom
- plant or substance in the premises
S18(2)
A person covered under a contract for the maintenance &
repair a place of work including means of access to/egress
from and the use of plant or substance to be deemed to have
control of matters to which his obligation extends
Group Work
One of the general duties of employer under section
15 of Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 is to
provide and maintain plant and safe systems of
work that are, so far as is practicable, safe and
without risks to health. What do you understand by
the following terms by giving examples:

maintenance of plant
Safe system of work
How would you implement this requirement in a
selected industry?
S20 - GENERAL DUTIES OF DESIGNERS,
MANUFACTURERS AND SUPPLIERS (PLANT AND
SUBSTANCE)
SO FAR AS IS PRACTICABLE:

TO ENSURE PLANTS/SUBSTANCE IS DESIGNED AND
CONSTRUCTED TO BE SAFE AND WITHOUT RISK TO
HEALTH WHEN PROPERLY USED

ARRANGE OR CARRYING OUT OF TESTING AND
EXAMINATION

ADEQUATE INFORMATION

FOR DESIGNERS AND MANUFACTURES: ARRANGE FOR
RESEARCH TO ELIMINATE OR MINIMIZE HAZARDS

SAFE ERECTION AND INSTALLATION
S24 - GENERAL DUTIES OF EMPLOYEES
REASONABLE CARE FOR SAFETY AND
HEALTH OF HIMSELF AND OTHERS

COOPERATE WITH EMPLOYER AND OTHERS

WEAR AND USE PPE

COMPLY WITH INSTRUCTION IN OSH
S25 27 INTERFERE, CHARGE AND
DISCRIMINATE
Not to interfere or misuse with anything provided
for the interest of safety and health

employer not to levy charge on employees

employer/trade union not to discriminate (dismiss,
injure or alter position)
PART VII - SAFETY AND HEALTH
ORGANISATION
MEDICAL SURVEIILANE

SAFETY AND HEALTH OFFICER

SAFETY AND HEALTH COMMITTEE

PART IX - Prohibition the use of
plant or substance
The Director General has the power to prohibit

After consultation with any Government
department or other body

Can appeal to the Council within 30 days

Decision of the appeal committee is final

PART X - Industry Code of Practice
Must be approved by the Minister

Can be revised

May consist of any code, standard,
rule, specification or provision on OSH

Can be used in proceeding
S39-50 ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION
S39 - Power to enter, inspect, examine, investigate, take
samples etc.
S40 Entry with search warrant & power of seizure
S41 Entry without search warrant & power of seizure
S42 Power of forceful entry & service on occupier of signed
copy of list of things seized.
S44 Power of investigation
S45 Power to examine witnesses
S46 Employer to assist officer
S47 Offences in relation to inspection
S48 Improvement & prohibition notices
S49 Aggrieved person may appeal
S39(1) - Enforcement of OSHA
Power to enter, inspect, examine, seize etc
At any reasonable time
Produce certificate of authorization
Enter residential place, with consent from the owner
S39(2) - Exercise of power
Examine and Investigate any plant, article etc
Direct place of work be left undisturbed for the purpose of
examination
Take measurements/photographs/recordings.
Take samples of any article/substance/atmosphere
Require any person at workplace which disease has occurred
to be medically examined.
Officer may dismantle but not damage or destroy them
Take possession and detain a plant/substance for
examination, to avoid tempering or for evidence in proceeding
May bring police if apprehends any serious obstruction
S40-41 Power to enter premises
Magistrate to issue search warrant. If suspect that
the work place is used to commit an offence may
enter at any reasonable time day or nightsearch,
seize or seal.
Enter without search warrant if believe that by
reason of delay in obtaining search warrantthings
etc. are likely to be removed or destroyedday
only.
It shall be an offence to break, tamper.without
lawful authority
S42 - Forceful entry
If it is necessary -
Break open any door
Forcibly enter the place..
Remove by force any obstruction to entry, search, seizure and
removal
Detain persons found in the place until the place has been
searched.
The officer shall prepare a list of the things seized and deliver
the copy of the list signed by him
The officer shall notify the employer & the safety committee
of the entry
The officer shall give the employer & the safety committee
information of his observation
S43 - Where an officer takes sample
Samples must be divided into as many parts, mark
and seal and fasten up
One part of the sample must be given to the
employer or safety committee
Retain one part for future reference
Submit another part to an analyst for analysis

S44 - Power of investigation
The officer shall have the power to investigate..
The officer may exercise the power like police investigation
except the power to arrest without warrant
Upon completion of investigation, the officer shall give all
information to OIC of a police station
The police officer may by warrant arrest any person.
S45 - Power to examine witnesses
An officer may examine orally any person who knows the fact..
The person shall legally bound to answer
That person may refuse to answer if no certificate of authorization is
produced
Or if the answer to the question would have a tendency to expose
him to a criminal charge
The officer shall inform the person of his above rights..
A person making the statement shall be legally bound to state the
truth
A statement by the person shall be reduced into writing, signed after
it had been read to him in the same language
Opportunity to make correction must be given
May use interpreter
S47 - Offences in relation to inspection
A person who refuses access, obstructs, fail to
produce documents, conceals locations, prevents,
hinders or opposes the officer in the exercise of his
powers.
S48 (1) Improvement notice
Shall be served if the place of work, plant,
substance or process is likely to cause bodily injury
or serious risk to health or damage to property

Responsible person shall be required to take
measures to remove the dangers or rectify defects
within stipulated period

Effected area or process of work should not be
operated even after the expiry period of notice until
the hazards removed or defects rectified.
S48 (2) Prohibition notice
Only apply when there is immediate danger to
life/property

No time frame for the removal of immediate danger

Effected area or process of work should not be
operated until such time it satisfy the officer.
S49 - Failure to comply
A person must comply with the notice
notwithstanding he made an appeal
A person who without reasonable excuse fails to
comply the noticeto be liable to a fine <RM50,000
or imprisonment <5 years or both
Further fine of RM500 each day during which the
offence continues
S50 - Appeal
Appeal to the DG within 30 days from the date of
the notice
Then if still not satisfied, appeal to a committee
appointed by Minister
If notice is issued by the DG, appeal to a committee
appointed by a Minister
S51 & 55 - LIABILITY FOR OFFENSES
GENERAL PENALTY IS MAXIMUM RM10,000 OR ONE
YEAR JAIL OR BOTH
FOR CONTINUING OFFENSE IS MAXIMUM RM1,000 A
DAY.

DEFENCE IN PROCEEDINGS:-

A) MUST HAS NO KNOWLEDGE OF THE OFFENSE

B) MUST NOT CONSENT

C) HAS EXERCISE DUE DILIGENCE
S52 - Offences by body corporate
Body corporate together with its director, manager,
secretary or other officers may be charged jointly.
Such director, manager, secretary or officers shall
be deemed to be guilty of the offence
A body corporate is liable to a fine only
S53 - Offences by trade union
Trade union together with its officers or employees
may be charged guilty jointly or severally
Such officers or employees shall be deemed to be
guilty of the offence
A trade union is liable to a fine only
S54 - Offences committed by agent
If a person engaged an agent and the agent fails to
comply with any sections of the Act or Regulations
then the person shall be liable to the same penalty
S55 - Defence
It shall be a defence against a person .
That the offence was committed without his
consent.. and he has exercised due diligence to
prevent the commission of the offence
S57 Aiding and abetting
Aid and abet means to assist or to encourage. An
accused who aids and abets must be shown to
have been in some way linked in purpose with the
person actually committing the principle offence,
and the accuseds words or conduct must
encourage or render more likely the commission of
the crime by the principal.
S58 Safeguard against further liability
OSHA imposes personal liability. Civil action cannot
be taken by any party if there is any contravention
of any provision in respect of responsibilities of
employers, occupiers, manufacturers, designers,
suppliers, employees and trade unions.
This section does not confer a right of action and
nor does it confer a defence to an action in any civil
proceedings.
S60 Onus of proof what is practicable
It shall be the accused to prove that it was not
practicable to do more than was in fact done to
satisfy the duty or requirement.
Or that there was no better practicable means than
it was in fact used to satisfy the duty or
requirement
This is different with evidence law where the
burden of proof lies on the prosecutor.
S63 & 64 - Appeal committee & their powers
An appeal committee may after hearing an appeal,
confirm, revoke or vary an order made by the DG
or an improvement or a prohibition notice issued by
DG
The decision of the committee shall be final and
conclusive and shall not be questioned in any court.
Penalties
Failure to comply with
the notice

Failure in general duties
of employers & failure to
prepare safety policy

Failure in general duties
of manufacturers,
designers.

Failure not to interfere
with or misuse things
provided
Max RM 50000 or 5
years jail or both

Max RM 50000 or 2
years jail or both


Max RM 20000 or 2
years jail or both

Max RM 20000 or 2
years jail or both

Penalties
Disclosure of business
secret

Discrimination against
employee by employer or
union

Medical surveillance
regulations

Failure to employ safety
and health officer

Failure to establish safety
and health committee

Failure in general duties of
employees
Max RM 20000 or 2 years
jail or both
Max RM 10000 + damages
or reinstatement order or
both


Max RM 5000 or 6 months
jail or both

Max RM 5000 or 6 months
jail or both

Max RM 5000 or 6 months
jail or both

Max RM1000 or 3 months
jail or both
How many ways YOU could be
liable ?
COURT INJUNCTION

PROSECUTION

CIVIL SUIT

PROBLEM WITH INSURANCE CLAIM

HIGH PREMIUM INSURANCE

BEING SACKED

LOW MORALE

POOR PUBLICITY

POOR HUMAN RELATION

REGULATIONS UNDER OSHA 94
OSH (Employers Safety and Health General Policy
Statements)(Exception) Regulations 1995
OSH (Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards)
Regulations 1996
OSH (Safety and Health Committee) Regulations 1996
OSH(Safety and Health Officer) Regulations 1997
OSH (Safety and Health Officer) Order 1997
OSH (Prohibition of Use of Substance) Order 1999
OSH (Use and Standards of Exposure of Chemicals
Hazardous to Health)Regulations 2000
OSH (Notification of Accident, Dangerous Occurrence,
Occupational Poisoning and Occupational Disease)
Regulations 2004
OSH (Classification, Labelling and Safety Data Sheet of
Hazardous Chemicals) Regulations 2013

Case study 1
Question :
Who may be liable
and what section of
OSHA violated ?

Case study 2
Question :
Who may be liable and what section of
OSHA violated ?
Case study 3
Question :
Who may be liable and what
section of OSHA violated ?

Section 30 - 40 Employees or as per DG directives,
Regulation 5 - Membership Chairman, Secretary, Equal Representation
2 per 100; Members adequately trained on OSH matters,
Regulation 11 - Responsibility Assist, Resolve, Review, Analysis,
Inspection & Investigation
Regulation 12 - 3 monthly Inspection
Regulation 21 - 3 monthly Meeting
Regulation 27 MOM kept for 7yrs,
Regulation 32 - Penalty RM 5k/Imprisonment 6 months.
Safety & Health Committee Regulation 1996

Regulation 5 - Registered SHO valid for 3 years,
Regulation 14- Notification to DG appointment/termination
SHO,
Regulation 18 - Duties of SHO Promote, Advice & Assist
on OHS matters e.g. secretary, recording/analyse/reporting
S&H matters, Report kept 10 years, Inspect & Investigate OHS
incident/accident.
Safety & Health Officer Regulations 1997
Regulation 2 - Applicable to chemicals supplied for use at
place of work.

Regulation 4 Duties of principal supplier to classify
chemicals as hazardous chemicals.

Regulation 5 Duty of principal supplier to record the
classification of chemicals as hazardous chemicals.

Regulation 6 Packaging requirements of hazardous
chemicals

Regulation 7 - Supplier to ensure seal of packaging.
Occupational Safety and Health (Classification, Labelling and
Safety Data Sheet of Hazardous Chemicals) Regulation 2013
Regulation 8 Suppliers duty to label packaging of hazardous
chemicals.

Regulation 9 Requirements for hazard pictogram.

Regulation 13 Duty of supplier to furnish Safety Data Sheet.

Regulation 14 Duty of Importer of Manufacturer to prepare
an Inventory of hazardous chemicals.

Regulation 15 - Confidential business information on
hazardous chemicals.

Regulation 16- Revocation of CPL Regulations.

Occupational Safety and Health (Classification, Labelling and
Safety Data Sheet of Hazardous Chemicals) Regulations 2013

Regulation 5 - Chemical Register,
Regulation 6 - Permissible Exposure Limit as per Schedule I
Regulation 9 - Chemical Health Risk Assessment (CHRA)
need to be reviewed regularly; Record maintained for 30
yrs.,
Regulation 12 - CHRA Recommendation implemented
within one month,
Regulation 14 - Recommendation Elimination,
Substitution, Isolation, Engineering Control, Administration
& PPE,
Occupational Safety and Health (Use and Standard of
Exposure of Chemicals Hazardous to Health)
Regulations 2000
Regulation 18 - LEV monthly inspection & examined
once yearly,
Regulation 20 - Employer to Ensure - Labelling & Re-
labelling of chemical hazardous to health,
Regulation 22 - Information, Instruction, Supervision &
Training pertaining to chemical risk, precautions,
monitoring results, collective result of health
surveillance, CSDS repeated every 2 yrs.,
Regulation 26 - Monitoring of Chemical list as per
Schedule II, interval of 6 months,
Regulation 27 - Health Surveillance CHRA & Schedule
II,
Regulation 29 - Warning Sign Hazardous Chemical
Occupational Safety and Health (Use and Standard of
Exposure of Chemicals Hazardous to Health)
Regulations 2000


Regulation 5 - Reporting of death,serious Injury ( >4days of
LTI ),
Regulation 5 - Reporting Dangerous Occurrence as per 2
nd

Schedule,
Regulation 7 - Reporting Poisoning/Disease as per 3
rd

Schedule column 1,
Regulation 10 - Maintain Records at least 5 years
Regulation 13 Penalty: 10K/
Imprisonment one year or both.
Notification of Accident, Dangerous Occurrence, Occupational Poisoning
& Occupational Disease Regulations 2004
CODE OF PRACTICE (COP)
Code Of Practice On Indoor Air Quality, 2005
Code Of Practice For Safe Working In A Confined Space, 2000
Code Of Practice On Prevention And Management Of HIV/AIDS At The Work Place,
2000
Code Of Practice On Prevention And Eradication of Drug, Alcohol And Substance
Abuse in the Workplace, 2004
Code of Practice For The Prevention and
Management of HIV/AIDS at Workplace
AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency
Syndrome Infectious Blood Born Disease
4 Stages,
Risk Management e.g. Identification,
Assessment and Control,
Notification,

Code of Practice For Safe Working In A
Confine Space
Authorised Person, Permit, Gas Testing,
Standby Person, 1
st
Aid, Rescue etc.

Code of Practice On Indoor Air Quality
Indoor With Common Mechanical
Ventilation/Air Con For Non-Industrial
Workplace For Industries as per OSH-Act
Schedule 1
Set Max Limits For 5 Chemical IAC CO
2
,
CO, Formaldehyde, Respirable Particulate
& TVOC,
Outlines Risk Management for IAC,
Assesment of IAC,
Assesment Repeated once in every 5 years,
IAC Complaint Procedure,
GUIDELINES
Guidelines On Occupational Safety And Health In The Office
Guidelines On First-Aid Facilities In The Workplace
Guidelines For The Formulation Of A Chemical Safety Datasheet
Guidelines For The Classification Of Hazardous Chemicals
Guidelines For Labelling Of Hazardous Chemicals
Guidelines For The Preparation Of A Chemical Register
Guidelines On the Control Of Chemicals Hazardous To Health
Guidance for the Prevention of Stress and Violence at the Workplace
Guidelines On Occupational Safety And Health For Standing At Work
Guidelines On Occupational Safety And Health in Agriculture
Guidelines On Gender Issues In Occupational Safety And Health
Guidelines On Preventing And Responding To Drugs And Alcohol Problems In The Workplace
Guidelines On First-Aid In The Workplace (2nd Edition)
Guidelines On Occupational Safety and Health (Notification Of Accident, Dangerous Occurance, Occupational
Poisoning And Occupational Disease) Regulations 2004 (NADOPOD)
Guidelines For The Prevention of Falls at Workplaces
Guidelines For Public Safety And Health At Construction Sites
Guidelines For Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control (HIRARC)
Course Evaluation
Evaluation Scheme Marks Allocation
Post Module
Assignments (PMA)
40%
Group work 20%
Test 1 (Open book) 20%
Test 2 (Open book) 20%
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