Section - 22 - Sitting Facilities

    (1) Where persons employed in any factory, office or shop have in the course of their work reasonable opportunities for sitting without detriment to their work, there shall be provided and maintained for their use, at suitable places conveniently accessible to them, suitable facilities for sitting sufficient to enable them to take advantage of those opportunities.

    (2) Where a substantial proportion of such work can properly be done sitting-

    (a) there shall be provided and maintained for any employed person doing that work a seat of a design construction and size suitable for him and the work, together with a footrest on which he can readily and comfortably support his feet if he cannot do so without one;

    (b) the arrangements shall be such that the seat is adequately and properly supported while in use for the purpose for which it is provided.