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  1. Namibia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Atomic Energy and Radiation Protection Act, 2005 (Act No. 5 of 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-04-24 | NAM-2005-L-85756

    To provide for adequate protection of the environment and of people in current and future generations against the harmful effects of radiation by controlling and regulating the production, processing, handling, use, holding, storage, transport and disposal of radiation sources and radioactive materials, and controlling and regulating prescribed non-ionising radiation sources; to establish an Atomic Energy Board and to provide for its composition and functions; to establish a National Radiation Protection Authority; to amend the Hazardous Substances Ordinance, 1974 (Ordinance No. 14 of 1974); and to provide for related matters.

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

    Namibian HIV/AIDS Charter of Rights of 11 December 2000. - Carter

    Adoption: 2000-12-11 | NAM-2000-M-85761

    1. Equal protection of the law and equal access to public and private facilities and benefits
    2. Liberty, autonomy, security of the person and freedom of movement
    3. Privacy and confidentiality
    4. Counselling and testing
    5. Partner notification and reporting
    6. Gender
    7. Children, adolescents and HIV/AIDS
    8. Supportive and enabling environment for vulnerable groups infected and affected by HIV/AIDS
    9. Children orphaned by AIDS
    10. Prisoners
    11. Adequate standard of living
    12. Access to education
    13. Access to appropriate information and sex education
    14. Access to health care and appropriate treatment
    15. Research and clinical trials
    16. Employment
    17. Insurance and medical aid
    18. Media
    19. Cultural and traditional practices

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

    Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act, 1991: Regulations relating to the Health, Safety and Welfare of Persons Employed, and Protection of other Persons, Property, the Environment and Natural Resources, in, at or in the vicinity of exploration and production areas (No. 190 of 1999).

    Adoption: 1999-09-23 | NAM-1999-R-55961

    Regulates matters related to the health, safety and welfare of persons employed in the petroleum industry. Determines the main responsibility for the protection of other persons, property, the environment and natural resources at or in the vicinity of production areas.

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

    Guidelines for implementation of National Code on HIV/AIDS in employment (No. 78 of 1998). - Guidelines

    Adoption: 1998-03-18 | NAM-1998-M-63652

    Code represents integral part of Government's commitment to address most of the major issues related to the prevention of new HIV/AIDS infections, as well as to the provisions of optimal care and support for the workforce. Code applies to all current and prospective employees, all workplaces and contracts of employment, and all human resources practices forming part of policy component of any organization. Policy components of code focus on: education, awareness and prevention; job access; workplace testing and confidentiality; job status; HIV testing and training; managing illness and job security; occupational benefits; risk management, first aid and compensation; protection against victimisation; grievance handling; information; monitoring and review.

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

    Regulations relating to the health and safety of employees at work (Government Notice No. 156 of 1997)

    Adoption: 1997 | Date of entry into force: 1997-07-31 | NAM-1997-R-66341

    Chap. 1: Rights and duties of employers
    Chap. 2: Administration
    Chap. 3: Welfare and facilities at work-places
    Chap. 4: Safety of machinery
    Chap. 5: Hazardous substances
    Chap. 6: Physical hazards and general provisions
    Chap. 7: Medical examinations and emergency arrangements
    Chap. 8: Construction safety
    Chap. 9: Electrical safety

    Upon repeal of the 1992 Labour Act, these Regulations continued to remain in force under the newly adopted 2007 Labour Act.

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

    Workmen's Compensation Act, 1941: Tariff of Fees for Occupational Services (No. 69 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-07-27 | Date of entry into force: 1993-07-30 | NAM-1993-R-34715

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

    Workmen's Compensation Act, 1941: Tariff of Fees for Physiotherapy Services (No. 68 of 1993)

    Adoption: 1993-07-27 | Date of entry into force: 1993-07-29 | NAM-1993-R-34716


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