Occupational Health & Safety Act

Employer Duties – Section 25 (1) & (2)

Employer shall ensure,

  • equipment, materials & protective devices required are provided;
  • maintained in good condition;
  • used as required;
  • workers – trained & aware of hazards;
  • take all reasonable precautions to protect worker’s health & safety.

Supervisor’s Duties – Section 27 (1) & (2)
A supervisor shall ensure that a worker,

  • works in the manner & with protective devices, measures & procedures required by this Act & the regulations;
  • uses or wears equipment, protective devices or clothing the employer requires;
  • advise workers of any potential or actual health & safety danger;
  • take every precaution reasonable to protect workers health & safety.

Worker’s Duties – Section 28 (1) & (2)
A worker shall,

  • work in compliance with Act & regs;
  • use or wear equipment, protective devices or clothing employer requires;
  • report to employer/supervisor any known;
  • hazards, missing or defective equipment or protective device
  • contravention of Act or regs., rules, policies, etc.

Workers shall NOT

  • remove or make ineffective any protective device required by regs. or the employer,
  • work in a manner that endangers themselves or any worker,
  • engage in any horseplay.