Occupational safety and health country profile: Greece

 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.).

Laws and regulations


    National legislation

    Includes abstracts of OSH legislation and citation information. Full text of laws or a relevant source is linked to the records, when available.



    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.

Authorities and bodies

  1. Responsible authorities

    in Greek

    OSH issues are under the responsibility of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security. The General Directorate of Working Conditions and Health - responsible for legislation, strategy, organization, information, education, training and research - and the Labour Inspectorate, which is the inspection and the enforcement authority for the implementation of the labour legislation, are the principal competent state authorities. The non-governmental OSH social partners also play an important role.

Information and advisory services

  1. ILO-CIS centre