Occupational safety and health country profile: Latvia

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. 2008-2013

    National strategy

    Summary; source: EU-OSHA

  2. 2008-2013

    National strategy

    source: EU-OSHA

    Development of the Labour Protection Field

  3. 2008

    OSH in the Northern Dimension Area

    Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, the Russian Federation

Laws and regulations

  1. Main laws

    Ministry of Welfare


    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



    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.

Information and advisory services

  1. ILO-CIS centre