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  1. Estonia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Law No. RT I 2004, 9, 52 of 28 January 2004 "On Waste", as Amended to 14 June 2017 - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-01-28 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | EST-2004-L-105089

    Chapter 1: General provisions
    Chapter 2: Waste management planning
    Chapter 3: Special conditions for handling hazardous waste
    Chapter 4: Waste handling organized by local governments
    Chapter 5: Financing of development of waste handling
    Chapter 6: Waste permits
    Chapter 7: Hazardous waste management license
    Chapter 8: Special conditions for collection of waste metal
    Chapter 9: Trans-boundary movement of waste
    Chapter 10: Maintenance of records and reporting
    Chapter 11: State supervision
    Chapter 12: Liability
    Chapter 13: Implementing provisions
    Implementing documents:
    Directive 2006/21/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the management of waste from extractive industries and amending Directive 2004/35/EC (OJ L 102, 11.4.2006, p. 15–34); Council Directive 90/313/EEC on the freedom of access to information on the environment (OJ L 158, 23.6.1990, p. 56–58); Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste electrical and electronic equipment (OJ L 37, 13.2.2003, p. 24–39); Council Directive 1999/31/EC on the landfill of waste (OJ L 182, 16.7.1999, p. 1–19); Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste and repealing certain Directives (OJ L 312, 22.11.2008, p. 3–30); Directive 2009/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the geological storage of carbon dioxide and amending Council Directive 85/337/EEC, European Parliament and Council Directives 2000/60/EC, 2001/80/EC, 2004/35/EC, 2006/12/EC, 2008/1/EC and Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 (OJ L 140, 5.6.2009, p. 114–135).
    Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (OJ L 174, 1.7.2011, p. 88–110); Directive 2012/19/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste electrical and electronic equipment (OJ L 197, 24.7.2012, p. 38–71).
    Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators and repealing Directive 91/157/EEC (OJ L 266, 26.9.2006, p. 1–14), amended by directives 2008/12/EC (OJ L 76, 19.3.2008, p. 39–40) and 2008/103/EC (OJ L 327, 5.12.2008, p. 7–8);
    Directive 2013/56/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2006/66/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on batteries and accumulators and waste batteries and accumulators as regards the placing on the market of portable batteries and accumulators containing cadmium intended for use in cordless power tools, and of button cells with low mercury content, and repealing Commission Decision 2009/603/EC (OJ L 329, 10.12.2013, p. 5–9) .

  2. Estonia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations No. 173 of 17 May 2001 on occupational safety and health requirements for fishing vessels (RT I 2001, 47, 263). (Vabariigi Valitsuse 17. mai 2001. a määruses nr 173 „Kalalaevadele esitatavad töötervishoiu ja tööohutuse nõuded”) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-05-17 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | EST-2001-R-71249

    Provides for obligations of owner of vessel and skipper, and safety requirements on fishing vessels: electrical installations, fishing and other equipment, gas devices, fire protection, ventilation, lighting, workplaces, crew living quarters, etc.

  3. Estonia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Regulations No. 402 of 21 December 1999 on Occupational Health and Safety Requirements for Specific Areas of Activity. - English translation (as amended up to February 2001)

    Adoption: 1999-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2001-03-01 | EST-1999-R-63188

    Requirements apply to workplaces in all areas of activity, except construction and extractive industries. Concerns worker's work position and movements, alarm devices, working environment (inter alia, lighting, noise, vibration, temperature). Available in English.

  4. Estonia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Regulations No. 377 of 8 December 1999 on Occupational Health and Safety Requirements at Construction Sites. - English translation

    Adoption: 1999-12-08 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | EST-1999-R-63187

    Provides, inter alia, for inspection of construction sites, stability and solidity, energy distribution installations, emergency routes and exits, risks of fire and explosion, ventilation, use of protective equipment, temperature and lighting. Available in English.

  5. Estonia - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Law, Act

    Act of 23 February 1999 on security in the electric power industry (Text No. 403).

    Adoption: 1999-02-23 | Date of entry into force: 1999-05-01 | EST-1999-L-54146

    Provides for general security standards during work on electrical installations, enforcement of standards, and administrative responsibilities. Available in English.


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