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Original name: ArbeitnehmerInnenschutzgesetzes
Name: Worker Protection Act (ASchG) (BGBl. No. 450/1994).
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1994
Entry into force:
ISN: AUT-1994-L-42245
Bibliography: Arbeitsrecht, 1995-04-01, Dittrich, Veit, Tades, Manz Verlag, Vienna, Austria
Act on-line in German Act on-line in German Bundeskanzleramt, Rechtsinformationssystem (RIS), Austria PDF of Act in German as amended to BGBl. I Nr. 50/2012 PDF of Act in German as amended to BGBl. I Nr. 50/2012 (consulted on 2012-09-04)
Abstract/Citation: Stipulates the employer's obligation to ensure that both employees and their workplaces are provided with the necessary equipment to protect employees against occupational health risks. This equipment must comply with the latest technical requirements. Furthermore, employers must take appropriate action with respect to medical assistance when needed in case of an occupational accident and must establish rooms for rest periods in accordance with the latest hygienic standards. Consolidated text.
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