Occupational safety and health country profile: Republic of Korea

 International labour standards

  1. NORMLEX

    Ratification of ILO conventions

    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

  1. 2013

    Employment and Labor Policy in Korea: Creation of safe and healthy workplace

    Contains the major achievements of labour and employment policies and covers the key policy tasks that the government has pursued, such as the creation of safe and healthy workplaces.

Laws and regulations

  1. LEGOSH

    National regulatory framework

    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.

  2. NATLEX

    National legislation

    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.

  3. Main law

  4. Other regulations

Authorities and bodies

  1. Responsible authorities

Statistics

  1. ILOSTAT

    Occupational injuries

    Database of labour statistics

    Contains annual data collected mainly through the ILO yearly questionnaire. It covers a wide range of topics including occupational injuries.