Section 6-4 Special local or regional safety representatives

(1) In building and construction undertakings, in connection with loading and unloading of goods and otherwise when special circumstances so necessitate, the Ministry may provide in regulations that special local safety representatives shall be appointed. Such safety representatives may be assigned responsibilities, duties and rights as referred to in sections 6-2 and 6-3 in relation to employers at the workplace.

(2) The Ministry may provide in regulations that there shall be arrangements regarding regional safety representatives covering several undertakings within a single geographical area.

(3) Regulations issued pursuant to this section may include provisions concerning how the safety representatives shall be appointed, what responsibilities they shall have, and how the costs of their activities shall be distributed.