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Notifications to OHSA

COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) Notification by Operators of Establishments
Operators of establishments falling within the scope of S.L. 424.19 (Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations) shall send a notification to the Competent Authority (under SL 424.19), prior to setting up operation.

Fill in the online forms A & B and submit to the Competent Authority (under SL 424.19).

Construction Notification Form
The Project Supervisor of construction sites (i) where works are scheduled to last longer than 30 working days, and on which more than 20 workers are occupied simultaneously, or (ii) on which the volume of work is scheduled to exceed five hundred person-days, shall send a notification of works to OHSA at least 4 weeks before work starts.

Fill in the online form and submit to OHSA.

Notification by Employers for the Removal of Asbestos
An employer shall notify OHSA where there exist high risks to workers from exposure to asbestos/asbestos containing material at the workplace (as required by S.L. 424.23 (Protection of Workers from the Risks related to Exposure to Asbestos at Work Regulations).

Fill in the online form and submit to OHSA.

Notification by Employers of an Accident at the Workplace
An employer shall notify OHSA regarding accidents which result in the death of or major injury to any person or the serious injury of an employee at work as required by S.L. 424.09 (Work Places (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations).

Where the notifiable accident results in the death or a major injury to a person, the employer shall - (i) notify forthwith OHSA by the quickest practicable means; and (ii) within 7 days from the date of the accident send a written notice of the accident to OHSA.

Fill in the online form and submit to OHSA.

Notification Form for the use of Group 2, 3, or 4 Biological Agents
An employer shall, as required by S.L. 424.25 (Protection of Workers from Risks related to Exposure to Biological Agents at Work Regulations), notify OHSA 30 days prior to the commencement of work involving the use for the first time of:
  1. a group 2 biological agent,
  2. a group 3 biological agent,
  3. a group 4 biological agent, or
  4. each subsequent group 4 biological agent and any subsequent new group 3 biological agent use.

Fill in the online form and submit to OHSA.

Occupational Disease Reporting
Workers, employers or medical doctors involved in the diagnosis of such diseases are encouraged to notify OHSA of an occupational disease so that the appropriate safety measures are taken to prevent further occurrences of such diseases among the workforce.

Fill in and submit the form​ to OHSA’s Resident Occupational Physician. To respect confidentiality, the form may be sent by mail, addressed to the Resident Occupational Physician, OHSA, 17 Edgar Ferro Str., Pietà, or directly through an email to the Resident Occupational Physician (occupationalhealth.ohsa@gov.mt​).