Duties of contractors – Occupational health and safety act 2004

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

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Published: 01 May 2005
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 57.38 kB
 
Length: 2 pages
 
Reading level: Easy

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