Health and safety

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

Nigeria :: Powers of the inspectorate

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity has the ultimate power to inspect worksites …

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Nigeria :: Health and safety officers, committees and auditors

According to the Occupational Safety and Health policy, there is an express obligation on workers and employers to consult between them on matters of safety and health at work …

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Nigeria :: Employer duties

Nigeria does not have an official statutory provision on Occupational Safety and Health – it does however have a national policy …

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Nigeria :: Employer health and safety duties

Apart from the general prohibitions on female employees not working in mining or at night, and on young workers not engaging in underground and industrial work, employers do not generally have extensive legal limitations when it comes to health and safety duties …

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