Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

Software-based translations do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language. The Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

Duties of Self-Employed Persons

A self-employed person is an individual engaged in an occupation, but not in the service of an employer.

Under The Saskatchewan Employment Act, self-employed persons must:

  • determine what their responsibilities are in relation to the health and safety of all workers affected by their activities in the workplace;
  • co-operate with the contractor, sub-contractors, self-employed people, and occupational health committees in protecting the health and safety of everyone in the workplace;
  • conduct their work in a way that does not:
    • endanger anyone’s health and safety in the workplace;
  • provide information that could affect the health and safety of others to the contractor, subcontractors, self-employed people and to their occupational health committees;
  • know and follow applicable parts of the contractor's health and safety program; and
  • know and follow The Saskatchewan Employment Act and regulations.

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