International labour standards
Database on international labour standards
Provides access to the latest information on ILO international labour standards on OSH (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO's supervisory bodies, etc.).
Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 1981 (No. 155)
Mauritius has ratified the Convention concerning Occupational Safety and Health and the Working Environment on 25 July 2014. The Convention will enter into force on 25 July 2015. The Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187) has been ratified in 2012.
Policies and programmes
The Government of Mauritius recognises that workers are its most valuable asset and that health and safety is one of their fundamental rights.
Summarizes the existing situation on OSH. It identifies, amongst other matters, the relevant legislation, the infrastructure and resources and the current national situation with regard to occupational accidents and diseases.
The Government of Mauritius recognizes that workers are its most valuable asset and that health and safety is one of their fundamental rights.
Laws and regulations
Global database on OSH legislation
Provides a picture of the regulatory framework of the main elements of OSH legislation. Contains comprehensive legal information and analysis.
National labour legislation database
Includes abstracts of OSH legislation and citation information. Full text of laws or a relevant source is linked to the records, when available.
Authorities and bodies
The Minister is required to appoint an Advisory Council for Occupational Safety and Health.
The objective of the Council is to give advice and assistance to the Minister in respect of matters affecting the safety, health and welfare of employees at their place of work or lodging accommodation, or of any other persons whose safety, health and welfare may be affected by work activities.
Database of labour statistics
Contains annual data collected mainly through the ILO yearly questionnaire. It covers a wide range of topics including occupational injuries.
Information and advisory services