Find links to the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Act, Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA), regulations covering factories and other WSH legislation.
Even though the Factories Act has been repealed, under section 66(14) of the WSH Act, "Any subsidiary legislation made under the repealed Act and in force immediately before the appointed day shall, so far as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, continue in force in factories as if made under this Act until it is revoked or repealed."
The following Factories subsidiary legislation will be reviewed and promulgated as new Workplace Safety and Health subsidiary legislation.
In accordance with section 40B (3) of the Workplace Safety and Health Act 2006, the Workplace Safety and Health Council has approved Codes of Practice for providing practical guidance on safety and health to the industry. The Approved Codes of Practice (ACOP) is intended to be used as a yardstick to assess whether reasonable practicable measures have been taken to upkeep safety and health standards at the workplace. A notice of the issue of the ACOPs has been published in the Government Gazette.
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