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  1. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministry of Trade and Industry Decree No. 265/2008 on committing to the International Standards on Occupational Safety and Health.

    Adoption: 2008-03-27 | Date of entry into force: 2008-04-06 | EGY-2008-R-81382

    All Industrial Facilities that are subjected to Law No. 21/1958 regarding organizing and encouraging industry in Egypt and Law 55/1977 concerning the installation and operation of thermal machines and boilers, are requested to implement the occupational safety and health standards of ISO OHSAS 18001.

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

    Ministry of Manpower and Immigration Decree No. 206/2004 Concerning the Platform for Training in Occupational Safety and Health and Securing the Rules and Conditions Governing the Working Environment.

    Adoption: 2004-07-19 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-19 | EGY-2004-R-78578

    The Decree sets several conditions concerning the Platform for Training in Occupational Safety and Health and Securing the Rules and Conditions Governing the Working Environment:
    Applicants for training course in several governmental work places;
    Conditions for appointing trainers;
    The level of the certificate received at the end of each training course;
    Type of work license received; and
    Conditions for setting the examinations and how to grade the tests.

  3. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 180 of 2003 concerning the regulation of medical care for workers

    Adoption: 2003-09-01 | Date of entry into force: 2003-09-28 | EGY-2003-R-69697

    Provisions concerning, inter alia, first aid care at the workplace, medical clinics and medical files for workers.

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

    Decree No. 152 of 2003 determining the powers and system of work of the consultative committees for Vocational Safety and Health and Ensuring Labour Environment Security in the governorates

    Adoption: 2003-08-11 | Date of entry into force: 2003-08-20 | EGY-2003-R-69755

    Provides for the establishment of a consultative committee for Vocational Safety and Health and Ensuring Labour Environment Security in every governorate. Sets forth their mandate and provides the general administrative framework.

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

    Decree No.153 of 2003 concerning medical examination of workers before their employment and discovery of their faculties

    Adoption: 2003-08-11 | Date of entry into force: 2003-08-20 | EGY-2003-R-69756

  6. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 154 of 2003 regulating the works of the Higher Consultative Council for Vocational Safety and Health and ensuring labour environment security

    Adoption: 2003-08-11 | Date of entry into force: 2003-08-20 | EGY-2003-R-69763

  7. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 134 of 2003 determining the establishments committed to institute functional agencies, committees for vocational safety and health and ensuring labour environment security, and the quarters assuming the training and the rules to be followed in this respect

    Adoption: 2003-07-19 | Date of entry into force: 2003-08-03 | EGY-2003-R-69753

  8. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 126 of 2003 concerning statistics and forms of work injuries, grave accidents, vocational diseases and ordinary chronic diseases

    Adoption: 2003-07-14 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-25 | EGY-2003-R-69696

    Defines the different types of work injuries, accidents and diseases. Sets forth that establishments must notify the authorities when accidents and diseases occur and provide statistics on workplace injuries, accidents and diseases. Deals with how these statistics shall be used.

  9. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 114 of 2003 determining the rules and procedures concerning research and studies in the field of vocational safety and health and insuring work environment

    Adoption: 2003-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-20 | EGY-2003-R-69700

  10. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 985 of 2003 concerning the formation of the Higher Consultative Council for Vocational Safety and Health and ensuring labour environment security

    Adoption: 2003-06-11 | Date of entry into force: 2003-06-22 | EGY-2003-R-69679

    Sets forth the structure of the Higher Consultative Council for Vocational Safety and Health and the general policy areas it shall be concerned with.

  11. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Ministry of Manpower and Training (National Centre for Industrial Safety Studies) No. 11 of 1996, to amend certain provisions of the Centre's training regulations.

    Adoption: 1996-05-21 | Date of entry into force: 1996-05-22 | EGY-1996-R-44603

  12. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 3 of 1995 of the Ministry of Manpower and Employment to amend certain provisions of Order No. 32 of 1990 regulating the provision of services by the National Centre for Industrial Safety Studies.

    Adoption: 1995-04-13 | Date of entry into force: 1995-04-21 | EGY-1995-R-41015

    Lays down the procedures for registering and processing applications for the services of the Centre established by Presidential Order No. 932 of 1969. The Order also provides for other procedural, financial and administrative matters relating to the Center's field activities.

  13. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministry of Health and Ministry of Manpower and Employment Order No. 401 of 1994.

    Adoption: 1994-10-29 | Date of entry into force: 1994-02-11 | EGY-1994-R-40300

    Provides for occupational health physicians from the governor Health Directorates to be seconded to governor Manpower Directorates for one or two days per week to conduct occupational safety and health inspection of industrial workplaces and examine medical issues arising in complaints to local labour administration authorities and for other purposes.

  14. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministry of Insurance and Social Affairs Order No. 78 of 1994, to extend to ten years the period of reappraisal of the degree of disability in respect of pneumoconiosis.

    Adoption: 1994-08-18 | Date of entry into force: 1994-11-06 | EGY-1994-R-40298

    Diseases covered include silicosis, asbestosis, bisinosis, etc. The periodicity of reappraisal examinations is once every six months for the first year, once a year for the following three years, and once every two years for the following six years.

  15. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decree (No. 75) of 1993 Concerning Forms of Gross Injuries and Accidents Statistics.

    Adoption: 1993-06-19 | EGY-1993-R-56944

    Provides notification requirements relating to incidents of serious injury or illness in industrial establishments.

  16. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree (No. 75 of 1993) concerning forms of gross injuries and accident statistics.

    Adoption: 1993-06-19 | EGY-1993-R-56985

    Sets out notification requirements relating to gross accidents and vocational diseases. Provides that information relating to the reasons, causes and probability of each accident, as well as its human and physical costs be reported to the Manpower and Training Directorate.

  17. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Order of the Minister of Foreign Affairs No. 94 of 1992 to publish in the Official Gazette the Arab Convention No. 13 concerning the work environment signed in Benkazi between 7-17 March 1981 and adopted by the President of the Republic on 13 June 1991.

    Adoption: 1992-10-04 | Date of entry into force: 1991-10-01 | EGY-1992-M-49348

    Provides for the publication in the Official Gazette of the Arab Labour Environment Convention No. 13 signed in Bankazi during the period between 7-17 of March 1981.

  18. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No.116 of 1991 of the Ministry of Manpower and Training, to provide for enterprise occupational safety and health administration and training authorities.

    Adoption: 1991-08-20 | Date of entry into force: 1991-09-02 | EGY-1991-R-33859

    All enterprises employing 50 or more workers are required to set up an adequately staffed occupational safety and health service responsible, inter alia, for inspection; ensuring that safety and health standards are met in respect of machinery and buildings; recording industrial accidents; participating in the formulation of safety and health training programmes for workers; and participating in meetings of the occupational safety and health commissions to be set up under the Order. These commissions must be composed of the employer or managing director of the enterprise, the heads of the main production departments, the civil defence officer, the enterprise physician - if one has been appointed, and a number of workers' representatives equal to half the total membership of each commission. The Order contains a chapter on special training requirements for enteprise safety and health personnel.

  19. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decree (No. 116) for 1991 regarding Industrial Establishments, Vocational Safety and Hygiene.

    Adoption: 1991-08-20 | EGY-1991-R-56942

    Establishes provisions for the creation of functional agencies to promote vocational safety and hygiene in industrial establishments.

  20. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 32, 1990, of the Ministry of Manpower and Training to regulate the services provided by the National Centre for Industrial Safety Studies.

    Adoption: 1990-12-15 | EGY-1990-R-27653

    Specifies procedures for applying for the Centre's services' fees for different types of services'.

  21. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté No. 45 du ministre de la Main-d'oeuvre et de la Formation prévoyant la création de la commission consultative commune de la sécurité et de l'hygiène du travail dans le gouvernement de Bouhayra.

    Adoption: 1986-04-08 | EGY-1986-R-2295

    En application de l'art. 132 du Code du travail.

  22. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté No. 42 du ministre de la Main-d'oeuvre et de la Formation prévoyant la création d'une commission consultative commune pour la sécurité et l'hygiène du travail dans le gouvernement de Doumiyat.

    Adoption: 1986-04-08 | EGY-1986-R-2296

    En application de l'art. 132 du Code du travail.

  23. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté du ministre de la Main-d'oeuvre et de la Formation No. 60 de 1985 relatif à la formation de la commission consultative commune pour la sécurité et l'hygiène du travail dans le gouvernorat de Garbiya.

    Adoption: 1985-07-10 | EGY-1985-R-1765

    Cet arrêté a été édicté en application de l'art. 132 du code du travail No. 137 de 1981.

  24. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté No. 66 de 1985 du ministre de la Main-d'oeuvre et de la Formation relatif à la formation de la Commission consultative commune pour la sécurité et l'hygiène du travail dans le gouvernorat de la Mer Rouge.

    Adoption: 1985 | EGY-1985-R-1787

    Arrêté édicté en application de l'art. 132 du code du travail.

  25. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté No. 67 de 1985 du ministre de la Main-d'oeuvre et de la Formation relatif à la formation de la Commission consultative commune pour la sécurité et l'hygiène du travail dans le gouvernorat de Manoufiya.

    Adoption: 1985 | EGY-1985-R-1788

    Arrêté édicté en application de l'art. 132 du code du travail.

  26. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté No. 68 de 1985 du ministre de la Main-d'oeuvre et de la Formation relatif à la formation de la Commission consultative commune pourla sécurité et l'hygiène du travail dans le gouvernorat du Nord-Sinaï.

    Adoption: 1985 | EGY-1985-R-1789

    Arrêté édicté en application de l'art. 132 du code du travail.

  27. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté No. 69 de 1985 du ministre de la Main-d'oeuvre et de la Formation relatif à la formation de la Commission consultative Commune pour la sécurité et l'hygiène du travail dans le gouvernorat de Guiza.

    Adoption: 1985 | EGY-1985-R-1790

    Arrêté édicté en application de l'art. 132 du code du travail.

  28. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté No. 70 de 1985 du ministre de la Main-d'oeuvre et de la Formation relatif à la formation de la Commission consultative commune pour la sécurité et l'hygiène du travail dans le gouvernorat de Matrout.

    Adoption: 1985 | EGY-1985-R-1791

    Arrêté édicté en application de l'art. 132 du code du travail.

  29. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté No. 108 de 1985 du ministre de la Main-d'oeuvre et de la Formation portant création de la Commission consultative commune de la sécurité et de l'hygiène du travail dans le gouvernorat du Sud du Sinaï.

    Adoption: 1985 | EGY-1985-R-2065

    Arrêté pris en application de l'art. 132 du Code du travail, No. 137 de 1981.

  30. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté No. 111 de 1985 du ministre de la Main-d'oeuvre et de la Formation portant création de la commission consultative commune de la sécurité et de l'hygiène du travail dans le gouvernorat d'Alexandrie.

    Adoption: 1985 | EGY-1985-R-2066

  31. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Arrêté du ministre des Assurances et des Affaires sociales no 167 de 1983 portant modification du tableau des maladies professionnelles no 1 annexé à la loi sur l'assurance sociale.

    Adoption: 1983-09-15 | EGY-1983-L-35

  32. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order N. 55 of 1983 of the Minister of Manpower and Training, respecting the measures necessary to ensure occupational safety and health at the workplace.

    Adoption: 1983-05-17 | EGY-1983-R-10132

  33. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decree (No. 55) of 1983 Concerning Conditions and Precautions for Providing the Means for Occupational Safety and Health.

    Adoption: 1983-05-17 | EGY-1983-R-56943

    Establishes basic precautions and conditions designed to promote occupational safety and health.

  34. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree (No. 18 of 1982) regarding work to be carried out before and after completion of work.

    Adoption: 1982-02-06 | EGY-1982-R-56969

    Defines preparatory, complementary, guard and clean-up work, and establishes obligations for its completion.

  35. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Regulations No. 25, 1977, of the Minister of Labour and vocational training concerning the allocation of amounts collected from fines imposed for violations of the provisions of the law on trade unions.

    Adoption: 1977-03-30 | EGY-1977-L-16740

    These amounts will be used to set up and run cultural, social and health centres providing services to workers at the national and regional levels.

  36. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree Concerning the Organisation of Industrial Safety Machinery at Industrial Establishments, 1972 (No. 7).

    Adoption: 1972-01-16 | EGY-1972-R-56945

    Abolishes 1968 Decrees Nos. 49 and 15, as well as 1971 Decree No. 15 concerning industrial safety measures, and establishes new provisions relating to industrial safety services and training.

  37. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 76 of the Ministry of Manpower, to amend certain provisions of Decision No. 48 of 1967 to regulate the precautions necessary for the protection of workers against occupational health and safety hazards.

    Adoption: 1972 | EGY-1972-R-16447

  38. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 63 of the Ministry of Housing and Construction, to amend the schedule to Law No. 453 of 1954 respecting unhealthy and hazardous industrial and commercial enterprises and the like

    Adoption: 1972 | EGY-1972-R-16448

  39. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 48, respecting the precautions to be taken to protect the health and safety of workers.

    Adoption: 1967-07-31 | EGY-1967-R-18783

  40. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 49, respecting the organisation of occupational safety services in undertakings.

    Adoption: 1967-07-31 | EGY-1967-R-18784

    Repeals Orders Nos. 97 and 159 of 1964.

  41. Egypt - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree Relating to Organisation of Precautions for Protection of Workermen in Course of Work from Health Injuries and Works and Machine Risks, 1967 (No. 48)

    Adoption: 1967-07-31 | EGY-1967-R-56941

    Establishes provisions to ensure that work sites provide adequate protections for the health of employees.


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