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  1. Finland - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (994/2014) amending the Act (395/2012) on the working and living environment for ships personnel and catering standards on board ships. (Laki (994/2014) laivaväen työ- ja asuinympäristöstä sekä ruokahuollosta aluksella annetun lain muuttamisesta (395/2012). ) - Act online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2014-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-01 | FIN-2014-L-101139

    Amends sections 4, 7 and 8 concerning definitions, periodic inspections and inspections and advice related to the maritime labor certificate.

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

    Act (95/2013) amending the Act (1687/2009) on safety management of crews and ships. (Laki (95/2013) laivaväestä ja aluksen turvallisuusjohtamisesta annetun lain muuttamisesta (1687/2009).) - Act online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2013-01-31 | FIN-2013-L-97890

    Amends section 2 p.4, 5, 13, 15 and 26-29, ss.2 section 3, section 4 and ss.2 ss.3 p.5, section 5 ss.2 and ss.3, section 7 ss.3 and ss.4, section 9 ss.1, section 11 ss.2, section 15 (heading), section 15 ss.1, ss.3 and ss.7, section 16-18, section 19 (heading), section 19 ss.1, section 20, section 21 (heading), section 21 ss.1, ss.3 and ss.4, section 22 ss.2, section 26 (heading), section 26 ss.3 and 4, section 33 (heading) and section 39 p.2, p.5 and p.9 concerning definitions and circumstances and facts to be considered when manning certificates are issued.

    Introduces a new ss.3 and a new ss.4 to section 3, a new ss.4 to section 5, a new ss.3 to section 11, a new ss.4 to section 13, a new ss.3 and a new ss.4 to section 19, a new ss.5 to section 21 and a new ss.2 to section 33 concerning references to other legislation, adequate staffing, competence letter, manning certificates, certificates, special permissions, certificates, special jurisdiction, jurisdiction, limits of sea areas in domestic traffic and messages to be sent.

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

    Act (395/2012) on the working and living environment for ships personnel and catering standards on board ships. (Laki (395/2012) laivaväen työ- ja asuinympäristöstä sekä ruokahuollosta aluksella.) - Act online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2012-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 2012-11-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2013-08-20 | FIN-2012-L-94473

    Contains eight chapters concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: General provisions.
    Chapter 2: Planning the ships and the inspections and advices.
    Chapter 3: Work environment.
    Chapter 4: Accommodation and recreational facilities.
    Chapter 5: Food and diet.
    Chapter 6: Supervisory and regulatory cooperation.
    Chapter 7: Penalties and jurisdiction.
    Chapter 8: Special provisions.

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

    Act (1687/2009) on safety management of crews and ships. (Laki laivaväestä ja aluksen turvallisuusjohtamisesta.) - Act online in Finnish and Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | FIN-2009-L-87912

    Contains seven chapters and 45 sections providing for rules respecting ships manning, ships personnel competence and watchkeeping standards. The Act also contains provisions on national implementation as foreseen by the European Parliament and Council Regulation 336/2006 on the implementation of the International Safety Management Code within the EU and repealing Council Regulation 3051/95.

  5. Finland - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Ordinance (451/2008) adopting the amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS, 1974) as adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO). (Tasavallan presidentin asetus ihmishengen turvallisuudesta merellä vuonna 1974 tehdyn kansainvälisen yleissopimuksen liitteeseen tehtyjen muutosten voimaansaattamisesta.) - Ordinance online in Finnish Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-01 | FIN-2008-R-87157

    Adopts the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) Resolutions MSC 216 (82), MSC 217 (82), MSC 218 (82), MSC 219 (82), MSC 220 (82), MSC 221 (82), MSC 222 (82) and MSC 227 (82) (8 December 2006) adopting amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS, 1974).

    Amendments were approved by the President on 12 June 2008 and shall come into force on 1 July 2008.

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

    Ordinance (No. 838 of 2006) of the Ministry of Labour to amend section 2 of the Provisions (No. 816 of 2003) respecting employer's duty to compensate workers for their loss of personal property in case of sea accident.

    Adoption: 2006-09-20 | Date of entry into force: 2006-10-01 | FIN-2006-R-74903

    Amends section 2 (workers entitelments).

  7. Finland - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Provisions of the Ministry of Labour (No. 816 of 2003) to amend section 2 of the Provisions of the Labour Ministry respecting the employer's duty to compensate workers for their loss of personal property in case of sea accident (No. 816 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2003-09-17 | Date of entry into force: 2003-10-01 | FIN-2003-L-66000

    Amends section 2 whereby the worker is entitled to compensation from the employer in case of loss of personal property in sea accident.

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

    Provisions of the Ministry of Labour (No. 803 of 2000) respecting the employer's duty to compensate workers for their loss of personal property in case of sea accident.

    Adoption: 2000-09-13 | Date of entry into force: 2000-10-01 | FIN-2000-R-58309

    Contains five sections covering, inter alia, scope of application (workers in work relation under s. 1 of the Seamen's Act No. 423 of 1978), compensation (conditions and amount), payment in kind as compensation, and entry into force.

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

    Ordinance (No. 120 of 1999) to amend the Ordinance respecting medical examinations for seafarers (No. 476 of 1980).

    Adoption: 1999-02-05 | Date of entry into force: 1999-03-01 | FIN-1999-R-52216

    Amends ss. 8 (providing information for medical examination purposes), 10 (exemptions), and 11 (prohibition to continue working on board).

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

    Act respecting a register of medical examinations of seafarers (25/1999). (Laki merimiehen lääkärintarkastuksista pidettävästä rekisteristä)

    Adoption: 1999-01-22 | Date of entry into force: 1999-03-01 | FIN-1999-L-52212

    Contains five sections covering, inter alia, objectives and contents of register, sending of medical certificate, supply and keeping of information from register, and entry into force.

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

    Ordinance (No. 1656 of 1995) to bring into force the Convention concerning health protection and medical care for seafarers.

    Adoption: 1995-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-17 | FIN-1995-R-43692

    Enters into force 1996-01-17.

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

    Decision (No. 1328 of 1995) of the Council of State to amend sections 8 and 18 of the Decision (No. 417 of 1981) of the Council of State respecting working environment on board ships.

    Adoption: 1995-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-01 | FIN-1995-M-43659

    Amends sections 8(2) and 18(2) and inserts a new subsection 8(3). The changes concern safety measures in relation to electrical appliances.

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

    Decision (No. 1329 of 1995) of the Council of State to amend Decision (No. 418 of 1981) to lay down rules for work on board ship.

    Adoption: 1995-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-01 | FIN-1995-M-43660

    Inserts new sections 7(3), 7a and 9a (safety inspections and verifications).

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

    Decision (1001:89) of the Ministry of Manpower respecting instructions concerning medical examinations of seafarers.

    Adoption: 1989-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | FIN-1989-M-30952

    Act (476:80) respecting medical examinations of seafarers and instructions issued on 1989-11-15 by the Ministry.

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

    Decision (9:89) of the Labour Protection Board respecting preparation for asbestos work on board ships.

    Adoption: 1989-10-05 | Date of entry into force: 1990-01-01 | FIN-1989-M-30953

    Regulates under the Decision (886:87) of the Council of State respecting work carried out with asbestos on board ships (training, planning, authorisation, safety equipment, etc.).

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

    Decision (536/88) of the Council of State to apply the decision respecting work carried out with asbestos to work carried out on board ships.

    Adoption: 1988-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 1988-09-01 | FIN-1988-M-31010

    Decision (886/87) respecting work carried out with asbestos under Act (299/58) respecting the protection of labour is applicable to work carried out on board ships.

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

    Decision of the Council of State respecting the working environment on board ship.

    Adoption: 1981-06-11 | FIN-1981-M-11205

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

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 345 of l967) respecting protection against employment accidents on boards merchant vessels.

    Adoption: 1974-02-01 | FIN-1974-L-14884

    Amends ss. 10 to 12.

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

    Act respecting protection in connection with work on board ship.

    Adoption: 1967-07-28 | FIN-1967-L-18981


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