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Name: Law amending the Industrial Safety and Health Law [Law No. 57 of 1972] and the Industrial Accident Prevention Organization Law [Law No. 118 of 1964]. No. 55.
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Protection in certain sectors of economic activity; Construction workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1992-05-22
Entry into force:
Published on: Kampoo, 1992-05-22, No. 68, pp. 5-8
ISN: JPN-1992-L-31981
Bibliography: Kampoo, 1992-05-22, No. 68, pp. 5-8
Abstract/Citation: Primary employers in the construction industry must appoint a safety and health supervisor and ensure the safety of related subcontractors in the workplace. In addition, managers are required to take measures to prevent industrial accidents involving construction machines. The Prefectural Labour Standards Offices are given the authority to review construction plans, and their chief may instruct primary employers to require that their supervisors receive training courses.
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