OHS Regulations

Risk Assessment Guidelines

A Risk Assessment Essentials guidelines issued by the European Agency for Safety and Health.  The following are some useful information found on the guidelines:

What is a hazard?
What is a risk?
Why and how should I carry out a risk assessment?
How can I carry out a risk assessment?

To find out more, download the following documents:  Part I - II and Part III - IV  

Legal Notices

Act XXVII of 2000 - Occupational Health & Safety Act

LEGAL NOTICE 36 of 2012. Occupational Health and Safety (Payment of Penalties) Regulations.   

LEGAL NOTICE 250 of 2010. Work Place (Minimum Health and Safety Requirements for the Protection of Workers from Risks resulting from Exposure to Artificial Optical Radiation) Regulations.  

LEGAL NOTICE 231 of 2007. Inspection Of Lifts Regulations. (Published under Chapter 427 and 424 of the Laws of Malta   

LEGAL NOTICE 323 of 2006. Protection of Workers from the Risks related to Exposure to Asbestos at Work Regulations  

LEGAL NOTICE 158 of 2006. Work Place (Minimum Health and Safety Requirements for the Protection of Workers from Risks resulting from Exposure to Noise) Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 371 of 2005. Work Place (Minimum Health and Safety Requirements for the Protection of Workers from Risks resulting from Exposure to Vibration) Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 282 of 2004. Work Equipment (Minimum Health and Safety Requirements) Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 281 of 2004. Work Place (Minimum Health and Safety Requirements for Work at Construction Sites) Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 41 of 2004. Work Place (Minimum Requirements for Work) (Confined Spaces and Spaces having Explosive Atmospheres) Regulations  

LEGAL NOTICE 379 of 2003. Protection of Workers in the Mineral Extracting Industries through Drilling and Workers in Surface and Underground Mineral Extracting Industries Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 228 of 2003. Protection of Workers from Risks related to Exposure to Biological Agents at Work Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 227 of 2003, as amended by Legal Notices 353 of 2007 and 53 of 2012. Protection of the Health and Safety of Workers from the Risks related to Chemical Agents at Work Regulations  

LEGAL NOTICE 122 of 2003. Protection of Workers from the Risks related to Exposure to Carcinogens or Mutagens at Work Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 121 of 2003. Minimum Requirements for the Use of Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 

LEGAL NOTICE 37 of 2003, as amended by Legal Notice 6 of 2005. Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations   

Legal Notice 4 of 2014.Control of Major Accident Hazards (Amendment) Regulations, 2014  

LEGAL NOTICE 36 of 2003. General Provisions for Health and Safety at Work Places Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 35 of 2003. Protection against Risks of Back Injury at Work Places Regulations  

LEGAL NOTICE 45 of 2002. Work Place (Provision of Health and, or Safety Signs) Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 44 of 2002, as amended by Legal Notice 437 of 2012 Work Place (Minimum Health and Safety Requirements) Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 43 of 2002. Minimum Health and Safety Requirements for Work with Display Screen Equipment Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 11 of 2002, as amended by Legal Notice 348 of 2011. Work Place (First Aid) Regulations  

LEGAL NOTICE 10 of 2002. Occupational Health and Safety Appeals Board (Procedural) Regulations  

LEGAL NOTICE 92 of 2000, as amended by Legal Notice 436 of 2012. Protection of Maternity at Work Places Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 91 of 2000, as amended by Legal Notice 283 of 2004. Protection of Young Persons at Work Places Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 52 of 1986, as amended by Legal Notices 22 and 71 of 1996; Act XXVII of 2000; and Legal Notices 44 of 2002, and 35, 36 and 121 of 2003. Work Places (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 25 of 1984, as amended by Act XXVII of 2000. Power Presses Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 34 of 1976, as amended by Act XXVII of 2000 and Legal Notice 426 of 2007. Steam and Hot Water Boilers Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 96 of 1968. Building (Safety) Regulations   

LEGAL NOTICE 47 of 1964, as amended by Act XLIV of 1965; Legal Notices 48 of 1967 and 50 of 1982; and Act XXVII of 2000. Work Places (Hoists and Lifts) Regulations   

GOVERNMENT NOTICE 340 of 1954, as amended by Government Notice 98 of 1956; Legal Notice 26 of 1964; Act XLIV of 1965; Legal Notices 62 of 1966, 17 and 116 of 1969, 72 of 1971, 70 of 1973, 11 of 1975, 25 of 1976, 124 of 1978 and 98 of 1981; Act XXVII of 2000; and Legal Notice 426 of 2007. Work Places (Superintendence and Control of Plant) Regulations   

GOVERNMENT NOTICE 497 of 1953, as amended by Act XLIV of 1965; Legal Notices 64 of 1966, 122 of 1977; Act XXVII of 1991; Legal Notice 114 of 1999; and Act XV of 2009. Dock Safety Regulations   

GOVERNMENT NOTICE 497 of 1953 and LEGAL NOTICES 44 of 1960, 73 and 95 of 1968, 33 of 1976 and 49 of 1982, as amended by Act XXVII of 2000, consolidated. Work Places (Extension of Definition) Order   

GOVERNMENT NOTICE 787 of 1949, as amended by Acts XLIV of 1965 and XXVII of 2000; and Legal Notice 44 of 2002. Work Places (Woodworking Machinery) Regulations