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  1. Saudi Arabia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Royal Decree No. M/56 OF 28/07/1436H. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-19 | SAU-2015-R-101840

    Provides regulations combatting tobacco and smoking.

  2. Saudi Arabia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minister of Labour Decree No. 159/Insurance of 7/3/1430 [hijri], establishing a chart of Occupational Diseases in Saudi Arabia.

    Adoption: 2009-03-07 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-03 | SAU-2009-R-82997

    Provides a chart classifying the different occupational diseases according to the following list:
    1. Occupational diseases according to the root causes (physical, chemical or biological).
    2. Occupational diseases according to the effected organs of the body (respiratory diseases; dermatological problems (non-cancerous); work-related muscular-skeletal disorders).
    3. Occupational cancers.
    4. Other occupational diseases.

  3. Saudi Arabia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minister of Labour Decree No. 160/Insurances on 7/3/1430 [hiji], establishing a table directory for determining occupational disabilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

    Adoption: 2009-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-03 | SAU-2009-R-83000

    This Decree provides several provisions for determining the gravity for different occupational disabilities:
    Chapter One: Cardiovascular
    Chapter Two: Respiratory System
    Chapter Three: Gastroenterology
    Chapter Four: Urinary and genital system
    Chapter Five: Dermatological malformations and diseases
    Chapter Six: Blood disorders
    Chapter Seven: The endocrine system
    Chapter Eight: Ears, nose, throat, and hearing loss
    Chapter Nine: Eye diseases and vision impairment
    Chapter Ten: Nervous system
    Chapter Eleven: Mental and behavioural problems
    Chapter Twelve: Spinal cord
    Chapter Thirteen: The upper body
    Chapter Fourteen: The lower body
    Chapter Fifteen: Pain

  4. Saudi Arabia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decree No. 435 of 1983 to establish industries in which workers are exposed to poison by lead and procedures taken by employers to protect workers.

    Adoption: 1983-11-04 | SAU-1983-R-49350

    Provides for the types of industries in which workers are exposed to poison by lead.


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