Workplace Registration with OSHA
The Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA) aims to ensure that workplaces are free from occupational hazards that may cause injuries or illness to employees.A workplace is any premises or place where a person performs work in the course of his employment.
Any company or individual owning or occupying a factory or another workplace in Tanzania needs to obtain the Certificate of Compliance with the OSHA Chief Inspector. The registration of a work place should be done before commencement of any business operation as per section 16(2) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 2003.
After registration of the workplace, OSHA will conduct an inspection. Depending on the nature of the business, these inspections could encompass general, plant, electrical safety, industrial hygiene inspections, medical examinations, buildings and construction safety, ergonomics.