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  1. Afghanistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Nuclear Energy Law (30/06/1394) [2015]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-21 | AFG-2015-L-102065

  2. Afghanistan - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on Protection of Health Workers at Risk (02/15/1394) [2015]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-04-22 | AFG-2015-R-99026

    Implements article 66(2) of the Labour Code. According to Article 2 of the Regulations, the objectives of this Regulation are:
    1. The delivery of better health services;
    2. The provision of a suitable and safe work environment for health workers;
    3. Providing support for health workers; and
    4. Determining the size of employee health benefits.

  3. Afghanistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Mining Law (25/05/1393) [2014] (G. No. 1143). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-08-16 | AFG-2014-L-99023

    The Act provides for the licensing of mines, their registration and the operations within mines and relationship with the competent authorities. Chapter 13 of the Law deals with the obligations of employers with respect to health and safety in a mine.

    Repeals Minerals Law of 2009.

  4. Afghanistan - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Interministerial Decree No. 226 of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan on the distribution of work clothes and personal protective equipment.

    Adoption: 1987-11-10 | AFG-1987-R-6705

    Decree issued under ss. 117 and 118 of the Labour Code, regarding the distribution of work clothes and the protection of workers against accidents and pollution. Contains provisions on the type and characteristics of such clothing and equipment, the respective duties of the administration, trade unions and employees, the circumstances under which it is necessary to distribute work clothes and the requirements for using protective devices. Available in English.

  5. Afghanistan - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree on the principal standards governing occupational safety and methods of prevention.

    Adoption: 1987 | AFG-1987-R-6703

    Decree issued under s. 115 of the Labour Code. It sets forth a range of occupational safety and health standards which are to be adopted where applicable in various sectors of activity in accordance with their special features. The five Chapters are entitled as follows: 1. General provisions; 2. Duties and responsibilities of the administration (establishment of competent services, information, training, guidance, etc.); 3. Standards and principal rules on prevention and occupational safety techniques in production centres (hygiene, protective measures, installations, automation, etc.); 4. Individual safety and protective equipment; 5. Final provisions.

  6. Afghanistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Public Health Law.

    Adoption: 1984-02-16 | AFG-1984-L-3840

    Covers conditions governing physicians, paramedical staff and pharmacists, clinical services, protection of maternal and child health, epidemiological services, medical examinations, etc.

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