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Duties of employees

General duties of employees at work.

7. It shall be the duty of every employee while at work

  • (a) to take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself and of other persons who may be affected by his acts or omissions at work; and
  • (b) as regards any duty or requirement imposed on his employer or any other person by or under any of the relevant statutory provisions, to co-operate with him so far as is necessary to enable that duty or requirement to be performed or complied with.

Duty not to interfere with or misuse things provided pursuant to certain provisions.

8. No person shall intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests of health, safety or welfare in pursuance of any of the relevant statutory provisions.

Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.


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