FMA 67 vs OSHA 94

FMA 67 vs.

OSHA 94
Act Known as Application FMA 1967 Act 139 • Prescriptive • Too dependent on government OSHA 1994 Act 514 • Self regulations • Responsibilities to employer and employees • Consultation Occupational (as per Schedule 1) • On board ships • Armed Forces Human Resource DOSH NIOSH 9 Policy/SHO/Chemicals

Scope Exception Ministry Department / Enforcement Training & Research Regulations

Only factories & machinery • On board ships • Armed Forces Human Resource Factory & Machinery Dept 11 Safety 4 Health 2 Amendment (2004/05) -

Guidelines

49 (till end 2011)

OSHA 1994 PHILOSOPHY & GUIDING PRINCIPLES “ RESPONSIBILITIES TO ENSURE SAFETY AND HEALTH AT THE WORKPLACE LIES ON THOSE WHO CREATE THE RISK AND THOSE WHO WORK WITH THE RISK ” .

To promote the occupational environment. 3. and 5.OSHA 1994 OBJECTIVES OF THE ACT 1. 4. An enabling act based on regulations and industrial codes of practice in combination with the provisions of the act . 2. Adaptable to the person’s physiological and psychological needs. To protect person (other than person at work) against hazards. To secure the safety. health & welfare of persons at work.

health and welfare of persons 2.FMA 1967 OBJECTIVES OF THE ACT 1. Control of factories operations with respect to safety. Registration and inspection of machinery .

FMA do not contain detail provisions on specific matters (Detail provisions are stipulated under the regulations) . FMA-limited to manufacturing industry. OSHA 1994 supersedes the FMA 1967 in the event of any conflict 2. FMA 1967 APPLICATION 1. FMA and OSHA –enabling act (give power to minister to gazette detail regulations) 4. FMA contains some general provision on safety.OSHA 1994 vs. FMA 1967 applies to mainly factories and construction sites 3. mining and quarrying and construction 6. health and welfare 5.

Construction 4. Wholesale and Retail Trades 8. Storage and Communication 7. Manufacturing 2. Real Estate and Business Services 10. Insurance. Hotels and Restaurants 9. Finance. Water and Sanitary services 6. Agriculture. Public Services and Statutory Authorities . Mining & Quarrying 3.FIRST SCHEDULE OSHA 1994 1. Forestry and Fishing 5. Gas. Utilities: Electricity. Transport.

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