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

    Regulation No. 32 of 2016 Regulates the Transportation of Radioactive Materials. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-03-16 | Date of entry into force: 2016-03-16 | JOR-2016-R-105628

    Regulates the Transportation of Radioactive Materials.

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

    Regulation No. 108 of 2015 on Radiation Protection. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-11-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-11-16 | JOR-2015-R-102865

    Regulates Radiation and Radioactive Material Radiation doses to workers.

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

    Law No. 45 of 2015 Ratifying Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-11-01 | Date of entry into force: 2015-11-01 | JOR-2015-L-103045

    The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Ratifies Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage.

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

    Instructions on ensuring general radiation protection and nuclear safety and security. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-07-01 | Date of entry into force: 2015-07-01 | JOR-2015-M-103027

    Provides instructions to Ensure general radiation protection and nuclear safety and security.

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

    Council of Ministers Decision No. 6439 of 09/11/2014 approves the accession of The Hashemite kingdom of Jordan to the Protocol of 1992 to amend the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage of 1969. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-31 | JOR-2014-R-100352

    Approves the accession of The Hashemite kingdom of Jordan to the Protocol of 1992 to amend the International International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage of 1969.

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

    Instructions of 2013 concerning the Use, Import, and Export of Ozone Depleting Substances. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-03-17 | Date of entry into force: 2013-03-17 | JOR-2013-M-95892

    This Regulation provides for the protection of the environment and the ozone layer by giving the instructions for the use, import, and export of substances depleting the ozone layer.
    It is composed of 35 articles. Article 2: deals with some terms and definitions. Article 3: establishes a national committee of representatives of all ministries to be located in the Ministry of Environment and it will be concerned with the protection of the ozone layer. The objectives of this Committee are to : oversee the implementation of the national strategy to ensure the safety of the ozone layer, and establishing qualified training centers . Article 4: provides for the establishment of the Ozone Unit at the Ministry of Environment and for its competencies and duties. Article 5: prohibits the establishment of new industrial facilities or expansion of existing industries that use substances depleting the Ozone Layer (Annex 1). Article 6: prohibits the import or re-export of CFCS (Annex 2). The import of such substances should be only according to specific conditions mentioned in Articles 6 and 7. Any violation to the provisions of this Regulation will be penalized .

    Repeals: Instruction of 2003 controlling the use of materials depleting the ozone layer.

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

    Regulation No. 8 of 2013 concerning the Basis and Conditions for Granting Licenses and Permits for the Radiation Facilities and Workers. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-02-14 | Date of entry into force: 2013-02-14 | JOR-2013-R-95893

    This Regulation provides 24 Articles concerning the basis and conditions for applying and granting licenses and permits for the Radiation Facilities and Workers.

    It repeals Regulation No. 33 of 2003 concerning the Basis and Conditions for Granting Licenses and Permits for the Radiation Facilities and Workers.

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

    Ministerial Order of 2011, concerning occupations that are dangerous or tiring or harmful to the health of youth. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2011-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2011-06-16 | JOR-2011-R-90849

    This Order determines the types of hazardous employment that are prohibited for juveniles under the age of 18 years.
    The Order contains the following list of the types of jobs that are classified as hazardous or dangerous or tiring or harmful to the health of young workers.

    1. Physical Hazard Works
    2. Psychological and Social Hazards of Work
    3. Moral Hazardous Works
    4. Chemical Hazards
    5. Physical Hazards
    6. Biological and Bacteriological Hazards
    7. Ergonomic Hazards
    8. Other Hazards

    Under these headings, further details are given as to the specific occupations that are considered to be hazardous to youth. Under the title other Hazards, children prohibited from working on ships. The Minister by an order may add more hazardous employment that are prohibited for children under the age of 18 years and that shall be according to a report formed by a specialized authority.

  9. Jordan - Occupational safety and health - International agreement

    Corporation Agreement between The Government of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and The Government of Japan concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy. - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2011-02-01 | JOR-2011-IA-90925

    The Government of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and The Government of Japan have signed on 10 September 2010 in Amman, Jordan an agreement that will enhance and develop cooperation between them in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

    This Agreement shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date on which the Parties exchange diplomatic notes informing each other that their respective internal procedures necessary for entry into force of this Agreement have been completed.

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

    Law No. 43 for the year 2007, Radiation Protection, and Nuclear Safety and Security Law. - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | JOR-2007-L-95211

    Establishes the Radiation and Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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

    Instructions regarding the initial medical test for employees working in establishments, in accordance with Art. 3 of the Regulation No. 42 of 1998 on Preventive Medical Care and Treatment of Employees in Establishments - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-06-01 | JOR-1999-M-70520

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

    Instructions regarding the periodical medical test for employees in establishments. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1999-06-01 | JOR-1999-M-70543

    Employers are obliged to establish periodical medical tests for workers.

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

    Instructions concerning sectors subject to the provisions of the Regulation of Forming Committees and Supervisors for Safety and Vocational Health of 1998. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-09-16 | JOR-1998-M-70516

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

    Regulation No. 42 of 1998 on Preventive Medical Care and Treatment of Employees in Establishments. Issued in accordance with Art. 85(b) of Labour Code, No. 8 of 1996. - Regulations On-line in English

    Adoption: 1998-08-01 | JOR-1998-R-70512

    Provides that employers must ensure that workers undergo a medical examination before starting a job to ensure that they are physically able to do the work required. They may also establish periodic examinations. The results are to be kept in a special medical file for each worker. The employer is also obliged to inform the worker of the risks associated with the job. The regulation also provides for the establishment of medical services in all enterprises.

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

    Regulation No. 43 of 1998 concerning the Protection and Safety of Tools and Industrial Machines and Workplaces. Issued in accordance with Art. 85(c) of Labour Code, No. 8 of 1996. - Regulations On-line in English

    Adoption: 1998-08-01 | JOR-1998-R-70513

    Regulates the safety and health issues related to machinery, electricity and chemicals.

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

    Instructions concerning the protection of employees and establishments from dangers in the work environment. Issued in accordance with the provisions of Art. 79 of the Labour Code, No. 8 of 1996. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-06-16 | JOR-1998-M-70517

    Provides for the protection of workers against hazards in the work place through the provision of personal safety equipment and includes tables on the maximum weights to be lifted acording to age and sex and exposure limits for noise levels. It also regulates the provision of rest rooms, changing rooms and eating facilities as well as medical examinations.

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

    Decision issued by the Minister of Labour regarding the level of direction for occupational safety and health training of 1998.

    Adoption: 1998-04-16 | JOR-1998-M-70552

    Regulates the institute where occupational safety and health supervisors are to receive training as well as the criteria for the training.

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

    Regulation No. 7 of 1998 on Regulation of Forming Committees and Supervisors of Occupational Safety and Health No. (7) Of the Year 1998. Issued by virtue of Art. 85 of Labour Code, No. 8 of 1996. - Regulations On-line

    Adoption: 1998-02-16 | JOR-1998-R-70510

    Establishes occupational safety and health committees and supervisors in enterprises with over 50 workers in the sectors specified by the Ministry of Labour.

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

    Decision issued by the Ministry of Labour regarding first aid kits for employees in establishments

    Adoption: 1997-01-16 | JOR-1997-M-70545

    Sets out the contents to be included in first aid kits for each establishment.

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

    Industrial accidents and occupational diseases instructions, 1993

    Adoption: 1993 | Date of entry into force: 1994-03-01 | JOR-1993-R-38313

    Instructions issued by the Social Security Authority under s.12 of the Social Security Act, 1987 (No.30), to define "industrial accident", prescribe the procedures to be observed in the event of such an accident (especially reporting obligations), and provide for medical assistance to victims and financial compensation for disability resulting from an industrial accident or the contraction of an occupational disease.

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

    Physicians' Annual Contracts Regulations (No. 35 of 1991)

    Adoption: 1991-11-05 | Date of entry into force: 1991-12-01 | JOR-1991-R-33853

    Regulations made under s. 71 of the Jordanian Medical Association Act (No.13 of 1972). A physician may conclude a fixed-term contract with any enterprise to provide medical care to its workers. Each physician may conclude a maximum of five such contracts, except where the Council of the Medical Association increases this number to make up for a shortage of physicians in a particular district.


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