Duties of contractors – Occupational health and safety act 2004

How contractors can understand their duties under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004.
Last updated

May 2005

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 57.38 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

This document outlines the duties of employers, contractors and employees under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004. It defines:

  • what a contractor is and their responsibilities to look after employees’ health and safety
  • how employers must comply with duties under the Act to protect employees’ health and safety
  • how health and safety duties might be shared between employers and contractors
  • how contractors and employees have duties to employers