HEALTH AND SAFETY OBLIGATIONS

​Any employer needs to ensure that he provides adequate Health and Safety measures for his employees. Health & Safety requirements differ widely, based on the type of activity being carried out. Business owners should contact the Occupational Health & Safety Authority directly to become up to date with the specific requirements for their business. General measures include:

•Building evacuation plans with adequate signage
•Fire alarm system
•Installation of fire exit points
•Installation of Fire Extinguishers and appropriately trained staff to use them
•Emergency planning
•Provision of safety equipment
•Provision of information and adequate training on operating systems and equipment
•Provision of First Aid Kits
•Train an employee to be a qualified First Aider
•Undertake periodical risk or hazard checks
•Enforce injury prevention measures