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Name: Regulation No. 42 of 1998 on Preventive Medical Care and Treatment of Employees in Establishments. Issued in accordance with Art. 85(b) of Labour Code, No. 8 of 1996.
Country: Jordan
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1998-08-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 1998-08-01, No. 4295
Al-Amal, Circular Magazine Issued by the Minsitry of Labour, 2001, H.K. of Jordan, Issue No. 91/2001, p. 41
ISN: JOR-1998-R-70512
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 1998-08-01, No. 4295
Al-Amal, Circular Magazine Issued by the Minsitry of Labour, 2001, H.K. of Jordan, Issue No. 91/2001, p. 41
Regulations On-line in English Regulations On-line in English Ministry of Labour, Jordan PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-11-15)
Abstract/Citation: Provides that employers must ensure that workers undergo a medical examination before starting a job to ensure that they are physically able to do the work required. They may also establish periodic examinations. The results are to be kept in a special medical file for each worker. The employer is also obliged to inform the worker of the risks associated with the job. The regulation also provides for the establishment of medical services in all enterprises.
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