Employee to report dangerous situations to his/her superiors.

Section 13 (1e) Occupational Safety Health Act provides that an employee has to report to his supervisor any situation which he has a reason to believe would present hazard and which cannot be prevented or corrected. Julius Chacha Mwita v Kenya Airways Limited & another [2015] eKLR. The court stated as follows; The Petitioner in relying on Section 21(3) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, which provides that where an accident in a work place causes non-fatal injuries to a person therein, the employer shall send to the area Occupational Safety and Health Officer, a written notice of the accident in the prescribed form within seven days of the occurrence of the accident. The employee is obliged to give notice of the accident to the employer verbally.  In this case the Petitioner made the report before he was rushed to hospital. See : http://kenyalaw.org/caselaw/cases/view/112319

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