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

    Ordinance (No. 7/2008) of the Ministry of Labour and Industry on the Ministry's fee-based performance for supervising the use of nuclear energy. (Työ- ja elinkeinoministeriön asetus ydinenergian käytön valvontaan kuuluvista työ- ja elinkeinoministeriön maksullisista suoritteista) - Ordinance online in Swedish Ordinance online in Finnish

    Adoption: 2008-01-11 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-14 | Date of end of application: 2008-06-30 | FIN-2008-R-85306

    Establishes rules and fees for the Ministry of Labour and Industry's performance under the Nuclear Energy Act to monitor the use of nuclear energy. Fees are charged by the State in accordance with this regulation.

  2. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1334 of 2007) amending the Act (No. 44 of 2006) on Occupational Safety and Health Enforcement and Cooperation on Occupational Safety and Health at Workplaces.

    Adoption: 2007-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | FIN-2007-L-79883

    Amends section 13 (3) respecting announcements of directions.

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

    Act (No. 562 of 2007) amending the Occupational Safety and Health Act (Labour Protection Act) (No. 738 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2007-05-11 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | FIN-2007-L-79779

    Amends section 6 concerning limitations to the area of application of the Act.

  4. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 456 of 2007) amending the Occupational Health Care Act (No. 1383 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2007-04-13 | Date of entry into force: 2007-09-01 | FIN-2007-L-79754

    Amends chapter 11 (4) (as amended by the Act No. 760 of 2004), respecting operational plan and anti-drug programme for occupational health care.

  5. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act No. 336 of 2007 to amend Act (No. 400 of 2004) respecting the Labour Council and certain authoirsation to exceptions relating to labour protection.

    Adoption: 2007-03-30 | Date of entry into force: 2007-07-01 | FIN-2007-L-75817

    Amends sections 7 and 8 (requests and issuing of opinions).

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

    Ordinance No. 206 of 2007 to amend Ordinance (No. 807 of 2001) on chemical classification principles and labelling.

    Adoption: 2007-02-22 | Date of entry into force: 2007-03-01 | FIN-2007-R-75810

    Amends the Schedule (carcinogenic substances or agents).

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

    Council of State Ordinance No. 1176 of 2006 respecting health cards for construction workers.

    Adoption: 2006-12-14 | FIN-2006-R-74961

    Provides rules on employers' obligation to issue health cards for all construction workers in order to ensure the implementation of occupational safety and health standards at the workplace.

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

    Ordinance No. 963 of 2006 to amend Ordinance (No. 225 of 1977) on mesures to restrict smoking.

    Adoption: 2006-11-09 | Date of entry into force: 2007-06-01 | FIN-2006-R-74908

    Amends section 20.

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

    Ordinance No. 836 of 2006 by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health to amend Decision (No. 156 of 1998) respecting the use of scaffolds and fall protection systems in construction work.

    Adoption: 2006-09-15 | Date of entry into force: 2006-10-01 | FIN-2006-R-74902

    Amends sections 15 and 18.

  10. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act No. 701 of 2006 to amend Act (No. 44 of 2006) on Occupational Safety and Health Enforcement and Cooperation on Occupational Safety and Health at Workplaces.

    Adoption: 2006-08-11 | Date of entry into force: 2006-09-01 | FIN-2006-L-74898

    Repeals section 42 and inserts a new Chapter 5a concerning the cooperation in shared workplaces.

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

    Ordinance No. 702 of 2006 to amend Council of State Decision (No. 629 of 1994) on safety in construction work

    Adoption: 2006-08-10 | Date of entry into force: 2006-11-01 | FIN-2006-R-74899

    Amends several sections and inserts section 5a.

  12. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act No. 700 of 2006 to amend Act (No. 693 of 1976) on measures to restrict smoking

    Adoption: 2006-07-21 | Date of entry into force: 2007-06-01 | FIN-2006-L-74897

    Amends and inserts several sections.

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

    Ordinance No. 703 of 2006 by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health to amend Decision (No. 156 of 1998) respecting the use of scaffolds and fall protection systems in construction work

    Adoption: 2006-07-04 | Date of entry into force: 2006-10-01 | FIN-2006-R-74900

    Amends sections 15 and 18 (scaffolds and ladders).

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

    Council of State Ordinance (No. 318 of 2006) to amend Council of State decision (No. 1380 of 1994) respecting work with asbestos.

    Adoption: 2006-04-27 | Date of entry into force: 2006-05-15 | FIN-2006-R-73805

    Repeals s. 3; amends ss. 2(2), 4(4), 5(3), 6, 9 to 14, 18(2) and 20.

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

    Council of State Ordinance (No. 85 of 2006) respecting protection of workers against risks caused by noise.

    Adoption: 2006-01-26 | FIN-2006-R-73028

    Contains 22 sections respecting, i.a., purpose, field of application, definitions, exposure limits, assessments and measurements of exposure, assessment of nuisance and risks, prevention and reduction of exposure, measures when exposure limits are exceeded, particularly exposed workers, supervision, employee education and guidance, cooperation, derogations etc. Council of State Decision (No. 1404 of 1993) will however remain in force until 15 February 2007 with regard to the music and entertainment sector.

  16. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act on Occupational Safety and Health Enforcement and Cooperation on Occupational Safety and Health at Workplaces (44/2006). (aki työsuojelun valvonnasta ja työpaikan työsuojeluyhteistoiminnasta) - Unofficial English translation (amended to Laws 701/2006) Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2006-01-20 | Date of entry into force: 2006-02-01 | FIN-2006-L-73020

    PART I: GENERAL RULES AND SUPERVISION BY AUTHORITIES
    Ch. 1: General rules
    Ch. 2: Competence and duties of the labour protection authority and inspector
    Ch. 3: Exercise of competence
    Ch. 4: Supervision of product safety

    PART II: LABOUR PROTECTION CO-OPERATION
    Ch. 5: Labour protection co-operation in the work place

    PART III: APPEAL, DUTY OF NOTIFICATION, PENAL RULES AND SPECIAL PROVISIONS
    Ch. 6: Legal remedies
    Ch. 7: Notifications respecting the supervision of the labour protection
    Ch. 8: Notifications to other authorities and penal rules
    Ch. 9: Special rules
    Ch. 10: Entry into force rules: Ss. 2a and 20a of Act (No. 131 of 1973) and Ordinance (No. 18 of 2000) will remain in force until specifically repealed.

  17. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 53 of 2006) to repeal s. 51(2) of the Labour Protection Act (No. 738 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2006-01-20 | Date of entry into force: 2006-02-01 | FIN-2006-L-73025

    Concerns the arrangements for traffic and movement at the workplace to be taken into consideration by the employer at a shared workplace.

  18. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1255 of 2005) to amend s. 24 of the Occupational Health Care Act (No. 1383 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2005-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2006-09-01 | FIN-2005-L-73018

    Amends s. 24(1) and (3) respecting surveillance of activities.

  19. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1117 of 2005) to amend the Occupational Health Care Act (No. 1383 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2005-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | FIN-2005-L-72738

    Amends s. 14 (other health and medical care services).

  20. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1199 of 2005) to amend the Labour Protection Act (No. 738 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2005-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2006-02-01 | FIN-2005-L-72991

    Amends ss. 7 (applicability of Act in certain cases) and 63(2) (labour protection offence); adds a new s. 52a (personal card for people working on joint construction sites).

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

    Council of State Ordinance (No. 831 of 2005) to amend Council of State Ordinance (No. 1485 of 2001) on medical examinations in work that presents a special risk of illness.

    Adoption: 2005-10-13 | Date of entry into force: 2005-11-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2006-02-15 | FIN-2005-R-72636

    Amends s. 3(2) respecting investigation of special risk of ill health and the relevant part of the appendix; adds a new s. 4a on health examinations.

  22. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 727 of 2005) to amend s. 65 of the Radiation Protection Act (No. 592 of 1991).

    Adoption: 2005-09-02 | Date of entry into force: 2005-10-01 | FIN-2005-L-72216

    Amends s. 65(1) respecting appeal.

  23. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 681 of 2005) to amend the Employment Accident Insurance Act (No. 608 of 1948).

    Adoption: 2005-08-26 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | FIN-2005-L-72212

    Amends ss. 43, 53(1), (2), (3) and (6), 53a, 53c(1), (2), (4) and (6), 53d(1), 53e and 54(1); repeals ss. 30a(2)(5) and 53(5); adds new ss. 53(7) and 53i; amendments concern liability to pay damages and appeals.

  24. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act on safety in connection with handling of dangerous chemicals and explosive products (390/2005). (Laki vaarallisten kemikaalien ja räjähteiden käsittelyn turvallisuudesta) - Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2005-06-03 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-01 | FIN-2005-L-70816

    Ch. 1: General provisions - ss. 1 to 6
    Ch. 2: Safety requirements - ss. 7 to 21
    Ch. 3: Handling and storage of dangerous chemicals - ss. 22 to 40
    Ch. 4: Prevention of and protection against explosions - ss. 41 to 45
    Ch. 5: Products that are linked to dangerous chemicals - ss. 46 to 52
    Ch. 6: Installation and maintenance of units linked to dangerous chemicals - ss. 53 to 57
    Ch. 7: Production and storage of explosive products - ss. 58 to 66
    Ch. 8: Approval, importation and transfer of explosive products - ss. 67 to 77
    Ch. 9: Use, transfer and storage of explosive products - ss. 78 to 90
    Ch. 10: Special rules respecting fireworks - ss. 91 to 97
    Ch. 11: Accidents comprising chemicals or explosive products - ss. 98 to 99
    Ch. 12: Inspection authority - ss. 100 to 104
    Ch. 13: Prohibitions and limitations - ss. 105 to 113
    Ch. 14: Supervision - ss. 114 to 122
    Ch. 15: Coercive measures and penal sanctions - ss. 123 to 125
    Ch. 16: Application for modification of decisions - ss. 126 to 127
    Ch. 17: Special provisions - ss. 128 to 135
    Ch. 18: Entry into force and transitional rules - ss. 136 to 139.
    Repeals Act (No. 263 of 1953) respecting explosive materials.

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

    Ordinance No. 48 of 2005 by the Council of State on the protection of workers from risks caused by vibrations.

    Adoption: 2005-01-27 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-06 | FIN-2005-R-74952

    Contains 21 sections respecting: purpose, scope of application, definitions, exposure limits, assessments and measurements of exposure, prevention and reduction of exposure, measures when exposure limits are exceeded, preventive measures, vibration combatting programmes, evaluation of preventive measures, training, and collaboration. Special rules applicable to sea and air activities and for temporary vibration until 5 June 2009.

  26. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1017 of 2004) to amend s. 4 of Act (No. 131 of 1973) to provide for the supervision of labour protection.

    Adoption: 2004-11-26 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | FIN-2004-L-69587

    Amends s. 4(1)(6).

  27. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act No. 1016 of 2004 on the compliance with requirements of technical equipment. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2004-11-26 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | FIN-2004-L-74951

    Provides rules respecting the reponsibility of producers and importers of machinery, work tools, personal protective equipment and other technical devices to ensure that they are in conformity with the applicable regulations.

    Repeals section 68(3) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (No. 738 of 2002).

  28. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (760/2004) amending the Occupational Health Care Act (1383/2001).

    Adoption: 2004-08-13 | Date of entry into force: 2004-10-01 | FIN-2004-L-68270

    Amends, i.a., s. 19 (drug test and certificate of test); adds new ss. 3(1)(6)a (definition of 'drug test'), 9(2)(reimbursement of costs for occupational health care), 11(4) (activity plan for anti-drug programme etc.) and 13(3) (employee's duty to participate in health check-up).

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

    Council of State Ordinance (633/2004) respecting workers' protection in connection with the loading and unloading of ships. (Valtioneuvoston asetus alusten lastauksen ja purkamisen työturvallisuudesta) - Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2004-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | FIN-2004-R-67979

    Contains six chapters and 35 sections covering, i.a., general rules, including field of applicability, duties of dock owners, duty to care for employees' health and security, introductory inspection of ships etc. (ch. 1), rules respecting work (ch. 2); work environment (ch. 3); the securing of safety with regard to work devices (ch 4); dangerous substances (ch. 5), and specific rules concerning derogations etc. (ch. 6).

  30. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act on the Labour Council and Derogation Permits Concerning Labour Protection (400/2004). (Laki työneuvostosta ja eräistä työsuojelun poikkeusluvista) - Unofficial English translation Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2004-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 2004-06-01 | FIN-2004-L-67543

    Contains four chapters and 21 sections concerning, i.a., the competence and organisation of the Labour Council (ch.1), the opinions of the Labour Council (ch. 2), certain authorisation to exceptions in the field of labour protection etc. (ch. 3), and special rules (ch. 4). Repeals Act (No. 608 of 1946) respecting the Labour Council and exceptions relating to labour protection.

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

    Act (No. 401 of 2004) to amend s. 18 of Act (No. 131 of 1973) to provide for the supervision of labour protection and for the application of modification of decisions concerning labour protection matters.

    Adoption: 2004-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 2004-06-01 | FIN-2004-L-67544

    Adds a new s. 18(4) respecting decisions to permit exceptions within the field of labour protection.

  32. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 405 of 2004) to amend s. 15 of the Young Workers' Act (No. 998 of 1993).

    Adoption: 2004-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 2004-06-01 | FIN-2004-L-67548

    Amends s. 15 respecting exemptions in certain circumstances from prohibition of work for young people.

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

    Council of State Ordinance (No. 426 of 2004) to amend Council of State Decision (No. 629 of 1994) respecting safety in construction work.

    Adoption: 2004-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | FIN-2004-R-67550

    Amends, i.a., ss. 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12(4)(16)-(18), 20, 21(3), 22, 24, 25, 28, and 38-42; adds new ss. 3a, 16a, 23a, 25a, 25b and 25c; repeals ss. 38a and 45.

  34. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 303 of 2004) to amend Act (No. 131 of 1973) to provide for the supervision of labour protection and for the application for modification of decisions concerning labour protection matters.

    Adoption: 2004-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | FIN-2004-L-67515

    Amends ss. 1(1) and 4(1)(2) and (3); inserts new s. 24(3) and (4).

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

    Act (No. 950 of 2003) respecting entry into force of rules relating to the scope of the Protocol to the ILO Occupational Safety and Health Convention (No. 155).

    Adoption: 2003-11-21 | Date of entry into force: 2005-02-09 | FIN-2003-L-66752

    Contains two sections announcing that the provisions of the 2002 Protocol shall apply as law as Finland has accepted to be bound by them.

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

    State Council Ordinance (No. 576 of 2003) to prevent danger that explosive atmosphere may cause to workers.

    Adoption: 2003-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 2003-09-01 | FIN-2003-R-65003

    Contains 11 sections covering, inter alia, objectives (provision of occupational health and safety protection), scope of application (work performed under the Labour Protection Act), definitions, employers' general duties, investigation of risk for explosion, prevention and protection against explosions, documentation and supervision. Contains further three annexes: classification of zones where explosive atmosphere may occur, minimum requirements to improve workers' occupational health and safety, and posting of warnings.

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

    State Council Ordinance (No. 577 of 2003) respecting occupational safety and health requirements.

    Adoption: 2003-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 2003-09-01 | FIN-2003-R-65004

    Contains 19 sections covering, inter alia, scope of application (work under the Labour Protection Act, and excluded sectors), employers' general duties, availability of sitting places, catering and restrooms, changing rooms, washrooms, first help rooms; size and lighting of the workplace, and other requirements of the workplace such as fire safety.

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

    State Council Ordinance (No. 578 of 2003) on prefabricated construction work.

    Adoption: 2003-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 2003-10-01 | FIN-2003-R-65005

    Contains 17 sections covering, inter alia, scope of application, definitions, planning of construction work, safety measures (information on the construction workplace, training and guidance, protection against falls) and prescriptions regarding construction with special elements. Contains a technical annex and repeals Social and Health Ministry Decision No. 697 of 1984 on the same topic.

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

    State Council Ordinance (No. 252 of 2003) to amend section 3 of the Vocational Sickness Ordinance (No. 1347 of 1988).

    Adoption: 2003-03-27 | Date of entry into force: 2003-04-01 | FIN-2003-R-64348

    Contains list of sickness, physical, chemical and biological factors under section 2.

  40. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Safety and Health Act (738/2002). (Työturvallisuuslaki) - Unofficial English translation Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2002-08-23 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | FIN-2002-L-62320

    Contains 68 sections covering, inter alia, objectives (improvement of work environment, prevention of occupational injuries and diseases) and scope of application, employers' general obligations (care for workers' occupational safety and health; evaluation of risks at work; work involving special risks; planification of work environment; guidance for workers; provision of personal protective equipment), cooperation between employers and workers, workers' obligations and right to refuse work (reporting of errors and deficiencies; work clothes and equipment; workers' right to refuse to execute work in specified circumstances), specific provisions regarding work conditions (ergonomics; risk for violence at work; harassment; dangerous work executed by single worker; night work; ventilation and light at work; chemical and dangerous substances; machinery and occupational safety; risks for occupational injuries; alarm and rescue work), specific situations (information and cooperation at common work places;obligations for employers and self-employed at common work places), obligations for other persons whose activities influence work environment (manufacturers of products; persons installing work equipment and machinery; persons in transport of dangerous goods), penal sanctions and miscellaneous. Repeals Occupational Health and Safety Act (No. 299 of 1958). Unofficial English translation available.

  41. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 740 of 2002) to amend the Act (No. 131 of 1973) to provide for the supervision of labour protection. - http://www.finlex.fi

    Adoption: 2002-08-23 | FIN-2002-L-63007

    Amends section 4.

  42. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 125 of 2002) of the Ministry of Social Welfare and Health respecting safety in manufacturing explosives at the workplace.

    Adoption: 2002-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 2002-03-01 | FIN-2002-R-61912

    Contains 11 sections governing safety rules in relation to manufacturing explosives at the workplace, i.e., explosive substances, authorisation to manufacture explosives the workplace, protective distance, manufacturing requirements, danger of fire and extinction instructions, as well as two technical annexes.

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

    State Council Notification (No. 1484 of 2001) respecting the principles for good occupational health care practice, the content of good occupational health care, trained persons and experts, and vocational training required within occupational health care. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2001-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | FIN-2001-M-62294

    Contains 19 sections covering, inter alia, principles for good occupational health care practice (such as organisation of occupational health care through recourse to vocationally trained persons and experts, objectives and work methods, planification, execution), contents (methods, work place inspection, contents and execution of health care inspection, counselling and guidance, protection of work capacity, and evaluation and follow up of activities), and training needed for experts within occupational health care.

  44. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Ordinance (1485/2001) on medical examinations in work that presents a special risk of illness. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2001-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | FIN-2001-R-62295

    Contains eight sections covering, inter alia, scope of application, special health risks, investigation of the existence of special risk for health and of the need for health examination, health examination, objectives, distribution of information, control and list of examples of risk factors. Unofficial translation (2002) available online in English.

  45. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Ordinance on the principles of good occupational health care practice, the content of occupational health care and the qualifications of professionals and experts (1484/2001). - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2001-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | FIN-2001-R-73936

    Chapter 1 - Principles of good occupational health care practice
    Chapter 2 - Content of occupational care
    Chapter 3 - Qualifications of occupational health care professionals and experts

  46. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Health Care Act (1383/2001). (Työterveyshuoltolaki) - Unofficial English Translation  (as amended) Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2001-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | FIN-2001-L-60761

    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).

  47. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1384 of 2001) to amend the Act (No. 131 of 1973) to provide for the supervision of labour protection. - http://www.finlex.fi

    Adoption: 2001-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | FIN-2001-L-63005

    Inter alia, amends sections 4 and 11.

  48. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 717 of 2001) respecting a registry of employees exposed in their work to agents and substances leading to risk for carcinogenic sickness.

    Adoption: 2001-08-17 | Date of entry into force: 2001-09-01 | FIN-2001-L-60732

    Contains ten sections covering, inter alia, objectives of registry (supervision of employees), contents of registry, information to the central registry, transmission of data, inspection, penal sanctions and miscellaneous provisions.

  49. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 715 of 2001) of the Council of State respecting chemical substances at work. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2001-08-09 | Date of entry into force: 2001-09-01 | FIN-2001-R-60731

    Contains 22 sections covering, inter alia, objectives (protection of workers against risks and injuries related to work with chemical substances), scope of application, definitions, information on dangers and risks, information at the workplace, reduction of risks, special preventive and protective measures to be adopted by employers and workers, employers' duty to prevent hazards, hazards, workers' education and guidance, prohibitions, medical control, and miscellaneous rules. Lists dangerous chemical substances in an annex.

  50. Finland - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 69 of 2001) to amend the Act (No. 131 of 1973) to provide for the supervision of labour protection. - http://www.finlex.fi

    Adoption: 2001-01-26 | FIN-2001-L-63006

    Amends sections 10 and 11.

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