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  1. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  2. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  3. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  4. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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

  5. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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

  6. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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

  7. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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

  8. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  9. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  10. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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

  11. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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

  12. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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

  13. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  14. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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).

  15. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  16. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  17. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  18. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  19. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  20. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  21. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  22. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  23. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - 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.

  24. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification No. 123/1993 on occupational health with regard to electromagnetic fields.

    Adoption: 1993-04-20 | Date of entry into force: 1993-04-20 | SVK-1993-M-40464

    Regulates the work and time of exposure in electromagnetical fields. Establishes the level of maximum radiation to which employees may be exposed during one working shift. Provides for all measures to be taken to minimize the risks.

  25. Slovakia - Protection against particular hazards - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification No. 78/1993 of the Ministry of Economic Affairs on health security in the production of explosives.

    Adoption: 1993-02-03 | Date of entry into force: 1993-02-03 | SVK-1993-M-40471

    Establishes the safety regulations in the production of explosives and during the working process. Only skilled employees are allowed to work with these materials. Once a year they must receive further training. Overtime and night work are prohibited except when the working process cannot be stopped. The minimum rest period is 12 hours.


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