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Status of workers

Introduction

1. This section provides an outline of rules that determine the employment status of workers, both employees and self employed persons, for the purposes of Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974.

2. The question of whether a person is or is not an employee is a crucial question because health and safety legislation places distinct duties on:

3. Section 53 (1) HSWA contains the following definitions:

Updated 2009-07-07