Health and safety

Information on health and safety in the workplace including employers’ duties and obligations.

Malta: Smoking in the workplace

Malta was one of the first countries to introduce smoking ban legislations …

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Malta :: Eye sight testing

The requirement to provide eye care to employees in the European Union who work regularly with display screen equipment is subject to EU law and local country regulations arising from the Directive …

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Malta :: Personal protective equipment

Personal protective equipment must be used when risks cannot be avoided or sufficiently limited by other measures or procedures of work organisation …

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Malta :: Occupational Health and Safety Authority

The Occupational Health and Safety Authority Act provided for the establishment of an Occupational Health and Safety Authority …

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Malta :: Health and safety

Under the Occupational Health and Safety Authority Act of 2000, as amended, every employer is legally bound to attain and maintain a good level of safety in the workplace …

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Malta :: Drug and alcohol testing

There is no specific statutory provision allowing an employer to require an employee to undergo a test for drugs or alcohol consumption …

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