47. No penalties for preventing health and safety risks

(1) An Employer shall not dismiss or otherwise penalise, directly or indirectly, any Employee for —
(a) carrying out activities that prevent or reduce risks to health and safety in the workplace where the Employee has been specifically designated to do so; or
(b) taking reasonable steps to avert serious and imminent danger and for refusing to return to the place of danger until the danger no longer exists.
(2) An Employee is not to be regarded as having been penalised for conduct referred to in subsection (1) if the Employer proves that the Employee's conduct was negligent or inappropriate in the circumstances and that a reasonable Employer would have treated the Employee as the Employer did.