Duties of the Employee

An employee is defined as any person who has entered into or works under a contract with an employer.
Some duties of the employee include but not limited to: 

# Type of Inspection  Description
(i) Section 10(1)(a) to take reasonable care for the safety and health of himself and others at work;
(ii) Section 10(1)(b) to cooperate with his employer so far as necessary;
(iii) Section 10(1)(c) to report to his employer any unsafe health and safety conditions or practices at work;
(iv) Section 10(1)(d) to use correctly the ppe provided for use;
(v) Section 10(1)(e) to exercise discretion with respect to refusal to work;
(vi) Section 10(1)(f) to ensure that he is not under the influence of any intoxicant to the extent that he can endanger himself or others

Download A Short Guide for Employees to the OSH Act.

Download Press release on Refusal to Work.