Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992

3D Protections for other volunteers
  • (1) This section applies in respect of all volunteers doing any voluntary work activity in respect of whom section 3C does not apply.

    (2) The person for whom such a volunteer does the work activity should take all practicable steps to ensure the health and safety of the volunteer while he or she is doing the work activity, in particular by taking hazards into account when planning the work activity.

    (3) If an inspector becomes aware of a significant hazard relating to the work activity, the inspector must, as soon as practicable, contact the person for whom the volunteer is doing the work activity (or the person's representative) to discuss means of eliminating, isolating, or minimising the hazard.

    (4) If this section applies, sections 39, 41, and 49 do not apply.

    Section 3D: inserted, on 5 May 2003, by section 6 of the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Act 2002 (2002 No 86).