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Original name: Työterveyshuoltolaki
Name: Occupational Health Care Act (1383/2001).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2001-12-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Soumen Säädöskokoelma, 2001-12-31, No. 1383, pp. 3795-3801 (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: FIN-2001-L-60761
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=60761&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Soumen Säädöskokoelma, 2001-12-31, No. 1383, pp. 3795-3801 (DOC.NORMES)
Unofficial English Translation (as amended) Unofficial English Translation  (as amended) Ministry of Labour, Finlex, Finland PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2011-05-27)
Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish FINLEX, Ministry of Justice, Finland PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2011-05-27)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 26 sections covering, inter alia, objectives of the Act (obligation for the employer to provide for health care services in order to prevent occupational diseases and accidents), scope of application, definitions, employers' obligations (such as the arrangement for health care measures and protection of workers), general principles for occupational health care services, handling of information (duty for employer and for employee to provide information, secrecy, authorities' right to obtain information, and special rules (such as penal sanction and control). Repeals the Occupational Health Care Act (No. 743 of 1978).
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