Occupational safety and health country profile: Bulgaria

 International labour standards


    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. 2014

    National programme

    in Bulgarian

  2. 2008-2012

    National strategy

    Source: EU-OSHA

  3. 2007

    National profile

Laws and regulations


    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.


    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.

Authorities and bodies

  1. Responsible authorities

    The Ministry elaborates, coordinates and implements the state policy regarding healthy and safe working conditions by carrying out through the Executive Agency an integrated control of the compliance with the legislation and the fulfillment of obligations for provision of healthy and safe working conditions in all spheres and activities, irrespective of the type of ownership.



    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.