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

    Act No. 470/2011 amending the Act No. 124/2006 on occupational safety and health, and the Act No. 355/2007 on protection, encouragement and development of public health. (Zákon, ktorým sa mení a doplna zákon c. 124/2006 Z. z. o bezpecnosti a ochrane zdravia pri práci a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov v znení neskorších predpisov a ktorým sa doplna zákon c. 355/2007 Z. z. o ochrane, podpore a rozvoji verejného zdravia a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov v znení neskorších predpisov) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2011-11-29 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | SVK-2011-L-91054

    Amends following sections of the Act No. 124/2006: 2(2,5), 6(1,3,4), 7(4), 8(1), 9(1), 11(3,7,11,12,15), 14, 16(1), 17(4,5,10,11,12), 21(2,6) and adds 21(13); amends 24, 26(1) and repeals 26(3-5); amends 27, 28(1), 40.
    Also Amends following sections of the Act No. 355/2007: 30(14); adds 30(15).

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

    Ordinance No. 471/2011 amending the consolidated Ordinance No. 355/2006 on protection of employees against risks due to exposure to chemical factors at work. (Nariadenie vlády Slovenskej republiky, ktorým sa mení a doplna nariadenie vlády Slovenskej republiky c. 355/2006 Z. z. o ochrane zamestnancov pred rizikami súvisiacimi s expozíciou chemickým faktorom pri práci v znení nariadenia vlády Slovenskej republiky c. 300/2007 Z. z.) - Ordinance on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2011-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 2011-12-15 | SVK-2011-R-91055

    Amends following Sections of the Ordinance No. 355/2006: 2(b), 8 on specific protective and preventive measures when stocking toxic and very toxic substances; amends 10(1), 11, 12(1,10) and 14.

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

    Decree No. 206/2011 of the Ministry of Health amending the Decree No. 541/2007 on detailed requirements of light in workspaces. (Vyhláška Ministerstva zdravotníctva Slovenskej republiky, ktorou sa mení a doplna vyhláška Ministerstva zdravotníctva Slovenskej republiky c. 541/2007 Z. z. o podrobnostiach o požiadavkách na osvetlenie pri práci) - Decree on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2011-06-23 | Date of entry into force: 2011-07-15 | SVK-2011-R-91099

    Amends following sections of the Decree No. 541/2007: amends 2(b), adds 2(1-o), repeals 3(2) and 5(1); amends 6(1) and repeals 6(2); amends annexes 2, 3 and 4.

  4. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - International agreement

    Notification No. 174/2010 of the Ministry of foreign affairs on the conclusion of the ILO Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187). (Oznámenie Ministerstva zahraničných vecí Slovenskej republiky o uzavretí Dohovoru Medzinárodnej organizácie práce o podpornom rámci pre bezpečnosť a zdravie pri práci č. 187 z roku 2006) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2010-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 2011-02-22 | SVK-2010-IA-87052

    The President of the Slovak Republic, upon recommendation of the National Council of the Slovak Republic, ratified the ILO Convention No. 187 on 3rd of February 2010. The Ratification decree was deposited with the General Director of ILO on 22nd of February 2010. In conformity with its Section 8(3), the Convention entered into force for the Slovak Republic on 22nd of February 2011.

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

    Notification No. 46/2010 of the Ministry of labour, social affairs and family providing for the protection of occupational health and safety of forestry work and regulating the professional requirements for execution of certain task and manipulation of certain technical equipment. (Vyhláska Ministerstva práce, sociálnych vecí a rodiny Slovenskej republiky, ktorou sa ustanovujú podrobnosti na zaistenie bezpečnosti a ochrany zdravia pri lesnej práci a podrobnosti o odbornej spôsobilosti na výkon niektorých pracovných činností a na obsluhu niektorých technických zariadení) - Notification on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2010-01-29 | Date of entry into force: 2010-03-01 | SVK-2010-R-87040

    Section 1: Notions
    Section 2: Details related to general principles of prevention
    Section 3: Details of professional capacity
    Section 4: Forest work with chain-saw
    Section 5: Timber extraction
    Section 6: Timber gathering
    Section 7: Manipulation of timber and its storing
    Section 8: Transportation of timber, its loading and unloading
    Section 9: Collection of seeds
    Section 10: Repealing provisions
    Section 11: Entry into force
    Annex 1: Details of health and safety protection while working with chain-saw
    Annex 2: Details of health and safety protection during timber extraction
    Annex 3: Details of health and safety protection during timber gathering
    Annex 4: Details of health and safety protection during manipulation and storing of timber
    Annex 5: Details of health and safety protection during the transport of timber, its loading and unloading

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

    Notification No. 292/2008 of the Ministry of Health on details, extent and content of execution of occupational health services, the composition of the team of experts implementing the services and their qualification requirements. (Vyhláska Ministerstva zdravotníctva Slovenskej republiky o podrobnostiach o rozsahu a náplni výkonu pracovnej zdravotnej sluzby, o zlození tímu odborníkov, ktorí ju vykonávajú, a o poziadavkách na ich odbornú spôsobilosť) - Notification on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2008-06-23 | SVK-2008-R-84805

    Section 1: Details on extent and content of performance of occupational health services
    Section 2: Details on composition of team of experts, who perform occupational health service, and on requirements for their qualifications
    Section 3: Common and transitory provisions
    Final provisions (Sections 4 and 5)

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

    Ordinance No. 217/2008 amending the Ordinance No. 329/2006 on minimum health and safety requirements for protection of employees against hazards relative to exposure to electromagnetic fields. (Nariadenie vlády Slovenskej republiky, ktorým sa mení nariadenie vlády Slovenskej republiky č. 329/2006 Z. z. o minimálnych zdravotných a bezpečnostných poziadavkách na ochranu zamestnancov pred rizikami súvisiacimi s expozíciou elektromagnetickému poľu) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2008-06-04 | SVK-2008-R-84804

    Amends the table No. 1 in Annex No. 2 determining limit values for exposure to electromagnetic fields.

  8. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act No. 140/2008 amending the consolidated Act No. 124/2006 on occupational safety and health and amending the Act No. 355/2007 on protection, encouragement and development of public heath. (Zákon, ktorým sa mení a dopĺňa zákon č. 124/2006 Z. z. o bezpečnosti a ochrane zdravia pri práci a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov v znení zákona č. 309/2007 Z. z. a o zmene a doplnení zákona č. 355/2007 Z. z. o ochrane, podpore a rozvoji verejného zdravia a o zmene a doplnení niektorých zákonov) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2008-04-01 | Date of entry into force: 2008-05-01 | SVK-2008-L-84797

    Amends sections 2, 6, 16, 19, 21, 22, 24 and 26 of the Act No. 124/2006 concerning the occupational health services. It modifies section 27 concerning training in the domain of the occupational health protection.
    Amends section 30 of the Act No. 355/2007 concerning the duties in the domain of occupational health protection.

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

    Decree No. 541/2007 on detailed requirements on lighting of workspaces. (Vyhlaska Ministerstva zdravotnictva Slovenskej republiky o podrobnostiach o poziadavkach na osvetlenie pri praci) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2007-08-16 | Date of entry into force: 2007-12-01 | SVK-2007-R-84280

    Section 1: Object of regulation
    Section 2: Definitions
    Section 3: Daylight and artificial light
    Section 4: Cumulative illumination
    Section 5: Workplace without daylight
    Section 6: Objective determination of lighting
    Section 7: Entry into force

  10. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 542/2007 on details of occupational health protection against physical stress, mental stress and sensory stress. (Vyhlaska Ministerstva zdravotnictva Slovenskej republiky o podrobnostiach o ochrane zdravia pred fyzickou zatazou pri praci, psychickou pracovnou zatazou a senzorickou zatazou pri praci) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2007-08-16 | Date of entry into force: 2007-12-01 | SVK-2007-R-84281

    Section 1: Object of regulation
    Section 2: Basic notions
    Section 3: Requirements for workplace, overall physical stress, local stress on muscles and working positions
    Section 4: Measures that prevent of diminish to the lowest possible and attainable level the increased physical stress during work
    Section 5: Procedure for evaluation of mental stress during work
    Section 6: Criteria for determination of increased mental stress during work
    Section 7: Measures that prevent of diminish to the lowest possible and attainable level the increased mental stress during work
    Section 8: Procedure for evaluation of sensory stress during work
    Section 9: Measures that prevent of diminish to the lowest possible and attainable level the increased sensory stress during work
    Section 10: Entry into force

  11. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 544/2007 on details of health protection when working under stress due to heat or cold. (Vyhlaska Ministerstva zdravotnictva Slovenskej republiky o podrobnostiach o ochrane zdravia pred zatazou teplom a chladom pri praci) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2007-08-16 | Date of entry into force: 2007-12-01 | SVK-2007-R-84282

    Section 1: Object of regulation
    Section 2: Definition of notions
    Section 3: Work classification, optimum and admissible micro-climatic conditions
    Section 4: Bearable micro-climate conditions
    Section 5: Protective measures in case of stress by cold
    Section 6: Admissible surface temperatures of solid materials and temperatures of liquids coming into contact with the skin of employee
    Section 7: Drinking regime
    Section 8: Validity
    Annex: Detailed figures

  12. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 410/2007 on minimum health and safety requirements for protection of employees against the risks relative to exposure to artificial optical emissions. (Nariadenie vlády Slovenskej republiky o minimálnych zdravotných a bezpečnostných pożiadavkách na ochranu zamestnancov pred rizikami súvisiacimi s expozíciou umelému optickému ziareniu) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2007-08-15 | Date of entry into force: 2007-09-01 | SVK-2007-R-84277

    Section 1: Object of regulation
    Section 2: Definition of notions
    Section 3: Limit levels of exposure
    Section 4: Evaluation of risks due to the exposure to artificial optical emissions
    Section 5: Measures for elimination or diminishing of risks due to exposure to artificial optical emissions
    Section 6: Informing and practical training of employees
    Section 7: Consultations and employee participation
    Section 8: Health supervision
    Section 9: Operation manual
    Section 10: Reporting to European commission
    Section 11: Incorporation of European norms
    Section 12: Entry into force

  13. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act No. 355/2007 on protection, encouragement and development of public heath. (Zakon o ochrane, podpore a rozvoji verejneho zdravia a o zmene a doplneni niektorych zakonov) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2007-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2007-09-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2010-01-01 | SVK-2007-L-84279

    Section 12(4) regulates measures to prevent labour related sicknesses and their limitation.
    Third Heading of Fifth Part (Sections 30 - 42) regulates occupational health protection:
    - Section 30: Obligations in occupational health protection;
    - Section 31: Evaluation of health risks and categorization of works;
    - Section 32: Protection of employees from noise during work;
    - Section 33: Protection of employees from vibration during work;
    - Section 34: Protection of employees from electromagnetic emissions during work;
    - Section 35: Protection of health from optical emissions during work;
    - Section 36: Lighting during work;
    - Section 37: Protection of health against stress due to heat and cold during work;
    - Section 38: Protection of health against physical stress, mental stress and sensory stress during work;
    - Section 39: Protection of employees during work with chemical factors;
    - Section 40: Protection of employees during work with carcinogens and mutagens;
    - Section 41: Protection of employees during work with asbestos;
    - Section 42: Protection of employees during work with biological factors;
    Section 52 regulates inter alia the obligations of employers in health protection.
    Section 61 (q) to (s) gives to the Ministry of health regulatory powers in different domains of occupational health.

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

    Ordinance No. 555/2006 amending the Ordinance No. 115/2006 on the minimum health and safety requirements to protect workers from risks related to exposure to noise. (Nariadenie vlády Slovenskej republiky, ktorým sa mení a dopĺňa nariadenie vlády Slovenskej republiky č. 115/2006 Z. z. o minimálnych zdravotných a bezpečnostných poziadavkách na ochranu zamestnancov pred rizikami súvisiacimi s expozíciou hluku) - Ordinance on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2006-09-13 | Date of entry into force: 2006-10-15 | SVK-2006-R-84801

    The amendments provide that Act No. 330/1996 on occupational health and safety protection and Act No. 272/1994 on protection of public health are no longer the basic texts for this Ordinance. Act No. 124/2006 on occupational health protection and Act No. 126/2006 on public health are now the basic texts. The amendments concern sections 3, 4, 9, 14 and their corresponding footnotes, as well as Annexes 1 and 2.

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

    Decree of the Ministry of Health No. 458/2006 on the Particulars of the Scope and Content of the Performance of Occupational Health Services, the Composition of the Specialist Team Undertaking it, and the requirements for their Professional Competence.

    Adoption: 2006-06-27 | SVK-2006-R-76058

    The first two articles deal with the implementation of the Decree. Article one deals with the particulars on the scope and content of the performance of occupational health services. Article two deals with the composition of the specialist team and the requirements for their professional competence.

  16. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 395/2006 on minimum requirements for provision and use of personal protective equipment. (Nariadenie vlady Slovenskej republiky o minimalnych poziadavkach na poskytovanie a pouzivanie osobnych ochrannych pracovnych prostriedkov) - Ordinance on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2006-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-01 | SVK-2006-R-83728

    Defines what should and should not be considered as personal protective equipment. It defines conditions when an employer is obliged to provide personal protective equipment to employees, the required qualities of this equipment as well as rights and duties of both employers and employees with regard to the protective equipment. Incorporates Directive 89/656/EEC of 30 November 1989 into Slovak legal order.
    Annex 1 gives a list of different personal protective equipments; Annex 2 lists different kinds of danger; Annex 3 enumerates activities for which the use of personal protective equipments is required; Annex 4 lists criteria for choice of protective equipment.

  17. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 396/2006 on minimum safety and health requirements for construction sites. (Nariadenie Vlady Slovenskej republiky o minimalnych bezpecnostnych a zdravotnych poziadavkach na stavenisko) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2006-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-01 | SVK-2006-R-83746

    The Ordinance incorporates into Slovak legal system the Directive of the Council of European Communities No. 92/57/EEC of 24 June 1992. Sections 6 to 8 define the duties of employers in ensuring occupational safety and health on construction site. Section 10 gives some guidelines for cooperation, coordination and negotiation between employees and employers with regard to occupational safety and health. This ordinance repeals ordinance No. 510/2001 as modified by Ordinance No. 282/2004.

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

    Ordinance No. 391/2006 on minimum safety and health requirements for the workplace. (Nariadenie vlady Slovenskej republiky o minimalnych bezpecnostnych a zdravotnych poziadavkach na pracovisko) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2006-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-01 | SVK-2006-R-83749

    Regulates minimum safety and health requirements for workplaces. It specifies the duties of employers to safeguard occupational safety and health in workplace. The Ordinance incorporates into Slovak legal system the Directive of the European Council 89/654/EEC of 30 November 1989 on minimum safety and health requirements for the workplace. Annex 1 lists in detail the requirements for safety and health protection for the workplace that shall be implemented from the time of entry into force of the Ordinance. Annex 2 lists in detail the requirements for safety and health protection for the workplace that shall be implemented before the time of entry into force of the Ordinance

  19. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 392/2006 on minimum safety and health requirements while using work devices. (Nariadenie vlady Slovenskej republiky o minimalnych bezpecnostnych a zdravotnych poziadavkach pri pouzivani pracovnych prostriedkov) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2006-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-01 | SVK-2006-R-83750

    Defines work devices and establishes duties of employers with regard to the safety and health of workers working with such devices. Incorporates into Slovak legal system the Directive of Council of Europe No. 89/655/EEC of 30 November 1989, as amended by Directive No. 95/63/EC of 5 December 2005. Annex 1 details minimum requirements for work device. Annex 2 lists the requirements for use of work device.

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

    Ordinance No. 393/2006 on minimum safety and health requirements for work in explosive environments. (Nariadenie vlady Slovenskej republiky o minimalnych poziadavkach na zaistenie bezpecnosti a ochrany zdravia pri praci vo vybusnom prostredi) - Act on-line in Slovak

    Adoption: 2006-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-01 | SVK-2006-R-83751

    Defines employers' duties concerning prevention and protection against explosion. Sets out guidelines for evaluation of risks of explosions. Also defines duties of employers to coordinate protective measures with other persons who are not employees but independent contractors.
    Incorporates into Slovak legal system the Directive of European Parliament and of Council 1999/92/ES of 16 December 1999. Annex 1 categorizes spaces with explosive environments. Annex 2 lists in details the minimum requirements for assuring the safety and health of persons working in explosive environments as well as the requirement for choice of protective systems and devices. Annex 4 specifies particular measures to be taken in spaces at risk of explosions.

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

    Ordinance No. 355/2006 on protection of employees against risks due to exposure to chemical factors at work.

    Adoption: 2006-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 2006-06-01 | SVK-2006-R-74482

  22. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 356/2006 on protection of employees' health against risks due to exposure to carcinogenic and mutagenic factors at work.

    Adoption: 2006-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 2006-06-01 | SVK-2006-R-74483

  23. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 345/2006 on basic requirements for the protection of workers' and citizens' health against ionizing radiation.

    Adoption: 2006-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 2006-06-01 | SVK-2006-R-74485

  24. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 359/2006 on protection against adverse effects of exposure to physical, mental and sensorial stress at work.

    Adoption: 2006-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 2006-06-01 | SVK-2006-R-74486

  25. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 351/2006 on health protection against the effects of optical emissions at work.

    Adoption: 2006-05-03 | Date of entry into force: 2006-06-01 | SVK-2006-R-74487

    Concerns ultraviolet, infrared and laser emissions.

  26. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 115/2006 on the minimum health and safety requirements to protect workers from risks related to exposure to noise.

    Adoption: 2006-02-15 | Date of entry into force: 2006-03-01 | SVK-2006-R-74484

  27. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act No. 124/2006 on Occupational Safety and Health. (Zákon c. 124/2006 Z. z. o bezpecnosti a ochrane zdravia pri práci) - Act on-line in English

    Adoption: 2006-02-02 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-01 | SVK-2006-L-74480

    Part One: Basic provisions
    Part Two: Employers' obligations and employees' rights and obligations
    Part Three: Transformation of technical inspection
    Part Four: Common, transitory and final provisions

  28. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 282/2004 amending Ordinance No. 510/2001 on minimum safety and health requirements for a construction site.

    Adoption: 2004-04-21 | Date of entry into force: 2004-05-01 | SVK-2004-R-71361

    Integrates into the Slovak legal system EU Directive No. 92/57.

  29. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act No. 217 of 2003 on conditions applicable to the placing of biocidal products on the market and on the amendment to certain Acts. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-05-21 | SVK-2003-L-71537

    Contains, inter alia, provisions for the classification, packaging, labelling and notification of poisoning and inspection results (Part III).

  30. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 493/2002 on minimum requirements for protection of safety and of health during work in explosive environments.

    Adoption: 2002-07-03 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | SVK-2002-R-65949

    Incorporates into Slovak legislation the provisions of Directive 1999/92/EC of the European Parliament and Council of 16 December 1999. Repeals Act No. 19 of 1987.

  31. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Notification No. 121/2002 of the Ministry of Internal Affairs on prevention of fire.

    Adoption: 2002-02-26 | Date of entry into force: 2002-04-01 | SVK-2002-R-62151

    Defines, inter alia, the tasks of employees and self-employed individuals in relation to prevention of fire at the work place.

  32. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 117/2002 on minimum requirements for safety and health protection of employees in mining and extraction of non-reserved minerals.

    Adoption: 2002-02-20 | Date of entry into force: 2002-04-01 | SVK-2002-R-62152

    Defines the minimum duties of the employer with regard to occupational safety and health.

  33. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 40/2002 on health protection while working with noise and vibrations

    Adoption: 2002-02-01 | Date of entry into force: 2002-02-01 | SVK-2002-R-62157

    Establishes the minimum requirements for health protection when exposed to noise and mechanical vibrations and for preventing such exposure. Defines the maximum acceptable values of noise and vibrations in different working environments as well as the rights of employees concerning the measurement of levels of noise and of mechanical vibrations.

  34. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 45/2002 on health protection while working with chemicals.

    Adoption: 2002-01-16 | Date of entry into force: 2002-02-01 | SVK-2002-R-62154

    Defines the minimum requirements for the protection of employees against chemicals and for the prevention of such risk. Establishes the duties of the employers with regard to specific protective and preventive measures.

  35. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 46/2002 on health protection while working with carcinogenic and mutagenic agents.

    Adoption: 2002-01-16 | Date of entry into force: 2002-02-01 | SVK-2002-R-62155

    Establishes the minimum requirements for health protection of employees exposed to carcinogenic and mutagenic agents and prevention of such risks. Provides for protective and preventive measures to be taken by the employer.

  36. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 47/2002 on health protection while working with biological agents.

    Adoption: 2002-01-16 | Date of entry into force: 2002-02-01 | SVK-2002-R-62156

    Establishes the minimum requirements for health protection of employees against the risk of exposure to biological agents and for the prevention of that risk. Classifies the biological agents and defines the duties of employers with regard to prevention and protection.

  37. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 39/2002 on health protection while working with asbestos.

    Adoption: 2002-01-16 | Date of entry into force: 2002-02-01 | SVK-2002-R-62158

    Provides for the requirements for health protection against the risk of exposure to asbestos dust. Defines the limit values of permitted exposure as well as measures to be taken by the employer.

  38. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Consolidated text No. 367/2001 of the Act No. 330/1996 on occupational safety and health protection at work.

    Adoption: 2001-09-15 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 1997-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 1999-01-01 | SVK-2001-L-60496

    Regulates the obligations of employers concerning occupational safety and health protection, as well as modalities of collaboration between employers and workers in order to diminish risk of work accidents. It also enumerates the duties and rights of workers concerning the prevention of hazardous situations.

  39. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 444/2001 on conditions for using indications, symbols and signals in order to ensure occupational safety and health protection.

    Adoption: 2001-08-15 | Date of entry into force: 2001-12-01 | SVK-2001-R-60498

    Regulates inter alia the obligation of employers to ensure that signs and symbols in the context of occupational safety and health protection be in conformity with the minimum requirements defined in annexes 1 to 9.

  40. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 201/2001 of the Government on minimum safety and health requirements for the workplace.

    Adoption: 2001-05-23 | Date of entry into force: 2001-06-01 | SVK-2001-R-59405

    Regulates minimum safety and health requirements for the workplace, as well as the duties of employers to inform employees and to enable their participation in matters concerning occupational safety and health.

  41. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 247/2001 of the Government on minimum safety and health requirements for work with alpha-numeric displays.

    Adoption: 2001-05-20 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | SVK-2001-R-59406

    Regulates duties of the employer, requirements for the workplace, as well as the schedule of work and rest.

  42. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 159/2001 of the Government on minimum safety and health requirements for using protective equipment.

    Adoption: 2001-04-19 | Date of entry into force: 2001-05-01 | SVK-2001-R-59404

    Defines minimum requirements for protective equipment and duties of employers to comply with these minimum requirements in order to ensure the occupational safety and health protection of employees.

  43. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act No. 163 of 2001 on Chemical Substances and Chemical Preparations. - English translation

    Adoption: 2001-04-05 | SVK-2001-L-71538

    Contains provisions for the notification, classification, testing, labelling, packaging, importing and exporting of chemical substances and chemical preparations.

  44. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act No. 158/2001 amending Act No. 330/1996 on occupational safety and protection of health at work.

    Adoption: 2001-03-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-05-01 | SVK-2001-L-59403

    Defines, inter alia, general principles of prevention, duties of employers, of employees as well as the modalities of their collaboration in order to ensure occupational safety and protection of health.

  45. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 12/2001 of the Ministry of Health concerning protection against radiation.

    Adoption: 2000-12-13 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-24 | SVK-2000-R-59397

    Defines, inter alia, the conditions for ensuring safety at a work place with sources of ionizing radiation.

  46. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act 470/2000 amending Act 272/1994 on the protection of the health of persons and the Act 152/1995, and amending Act 130/1998 regarding the peaceful use of nuclear energy and Acts 174/1968 and 256/1994 regarding state control over working security.

    Adoption: 2000-12-05 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | SVK-2000-L-58726

    Defines inter alia the notion of "Working place with ionizating radiation", and different categories of workers working with sources of radiation. It fixes the health conditions and professional qualifications required for such workers. Also provides for the duties of employers and the functions of the State concerning places with natural ionizating radiation.

  47. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act 67/1997 on the protection of non-smokers.

    Adoption: 1997-02-12 | Date of entry into force: 1997-07-01 | SVK-1997-L-56327

    Smoking shall be forbidden under certain circumstances during work and in working places. The prohibition of smoking in organisations is regulated by sections 133(13) and 135(2)(b) of the Labour Code (Zakonnik prace). Physical persons exercising commercial activity and moral persons shall create conditions for the protection of non smokers.

  48. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Occupational Safety and Health Protection at Work Act (No. 330 of 1996).

    Adoption: 1996-10-25 | Date of entry into force: 1997-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 1998-01-01 | SVK-1996-L-51200

    Provides for the regulation of occupational health and safety matters, duties of employers, workers' representatives and safety committees, health services, rights and duties of workers, and training.

  49. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act No. 98/1995 of 9 March 1995 on medical rules.

    Adoption: 1995-03-09 | SVK-1995-L-42925

    Inter alia provides for preventive health measures to be taken in factories (regular check-ups for employees engaging in skin-damaging labour or any other dangerous work).

  50. Slovakia - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act on Health Care (No. 277 of 1994).

    Adoption: 1994-08-24 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | SVK-1994-L-68368

    Comprehensive legislation on provision of health care, organisation of health care, and rights and duties of natural and legal persons in implementing health care. Divided into 12 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-3) contains basic provisions. Part 2 (s. 4-16) regulates provision of health care. Part 3 (s. 17-27) deals with forms and organisation of providing health care. Part 4 (s. 28-36) regulates provision of health care in private health institutions. Part 5 (s. 37-49) makes provision for special health care. Part 6 (s. 50-53) regulates procedures in case of death. Part 7 (s. 54-56) deals with health workers and other professional workers in health services. Part 8 (s. 57-58) deals with achieving and developing new knowledge. Part 9 (s. 59-71) makes provision for natural balneotherapeutical spas and natural therapeutical springs. Part 10 (s. 72-73) provides for participation of professional organisations, professional corporations and civil congregations in providing health care. Part 11 (s. 74-78) regulates execution of state administration in the field of health. Part 12 (s. 79-81) contains common and final provisions.

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