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.).
Policies and programmes
Profile for Zanzibar
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 primary objective of the Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA) is to ensure creation and maintenance of ideal work environments which are free from occupational hazards that may cause injuries or illness to all employees in work environment. This will be achieved by promoting occupational health and safety practices in order to reduce accidents and occupational diseases, and ultimately achieve better productivity. OSHA was established under Executive Agencies Act No. 30 of 1997 and is the custodian of Occupational Health and Safety Act No.5 of 2003.
Information and advisory services