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

    National Agency for the Control of HIV and AIDS (Establishment) Act, 2007. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-02-22 | NGA-2007-L-87620

    Part I - Establishment, Composition etc. of the National Agency for the Control of HIV and AIDS
    Part II - Functions and Powers of the Agency
    Part III - Structure of the Agency
    Part IV - Staff of the Agency
    Part V - Financial Provisions
    Part VI - Establishment of the National Council on HIV and AIDS Afflictions
    Part VII - Miscellaneous Provisions

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

    Treaty to Establish Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and pesticides in International Trade (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, 2005 (Act No. 17). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-06-22 | NGA-2005-L-87621

    Implements the Treaty into national law.

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

    Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Decree 1995 (No. 19 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-08-03 | NGA-1995-R-47420

    Establishes the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority and its governing board, and the National Institute of Radiation Protection and Research. The Authority shall monitor the use of radiation in industry and formulate codes of practice for the use of radiation. Part VII deals with the control of ionising radiation. Enterprises must register premises in which ionising radiation is used, and accidental exposure to radiation shall be reported to the Authority. S. 28 creates two classifications of working condidtions: Working Condition A, in which annual exposure to radiation exceeds a prescribed amount, and B, in which annual exposure does not exceed precribed amounts. Workers employed under Condition A shall be provided health surveillance. Persons under the age of 18 are prohibited from working in Condition A.

  4. Nigeria - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Primary Health Care Development Agency Decree 1992 (No. 29).

    Adoption: 1992-06-26 | NGA-1992-R-58758

    Establishes the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to, among other things, provide support to the National Health Policy, and technical support to the planning, management and implementation of primary health care. Makes provision for functions, staff and funds of the Agency. Also provides for the establishment of primary health care zones.

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

    Factories Act (No. 16 of 1987).

    Adoption: 1987 | Date of entry into force: 1987-06-11 | NGA-1987-L-47979

    Part I covers registration of factories, Part II covers health matters, including hygiene, overcrowding, lighting, and ventilation. Part III covers safety matters in relation to machinery, fumes, vapours, boilers, and prevention of fire. Part IV regards employee welfare (washing facilities, first aid); Part V contains special provisions regarding health, safety and welfare. Part VI requires employers to notify inspectors of serious employment accidents and cases of industrial diseases.

  6. Nigeria - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Explosives Act (No. 9 of 1964) (Chapter 117).

    Adoption: 1967-01-01 | NGA-1967-L-52869

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

    Explosives Regulations (L.N. 38 of 1967) (Chapter 117).

    Adoption: 1967-01-01 | NGA-1967-R-52870

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

    Factories (Notification of Dangerous Occurences) Regulations (L.N. 105 of 1961) (Chapter 126).

    Adoption: 1961-09-22 | NGA-1961-R-52872

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

    Factories (Woodworking Machinery) Regulations (L.N. 189 of 1958) (Chapter 126).

    Adoption: 1959-04-01 | NGA-1959-R-52871


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