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Document ID (ISN)100859
CIS number 02-1512
ISSN - Serial title La Gaceta - Diario Oficial (Nicaragua)
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Title Ministerial standard on occupational health and safety in the clothing industry [Nicaragua]
Original title Norma ministerial en materia de higiene y seguridad del trabajo en el sector maquilas de prendas de vestir en Nicaragua [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 20 Nov. 2002, Vol.106, No.221, p.7321-7338.
Internet access http://www.ops.org.ni/opsnic/tematicas/salud-trabaj/d/norma-ministerial-maquila.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract Contents of this regulation: definitions; obligations of employers, workers and contractors and sub-contractors of services; role and responsibilities of employers in OSH matters; training and information of workers; health maintenance and supervision; fire prevention and safety; structural safety of buildings, minimum workplace requirements and welfare facilities; boilers, machinery and tools; electrical safety; soldering; noise and vibration; lighting; temperature, humidity and ventilation; chemical contaminants; industrial ergonomics and physical workload; establishment of joint health and safety committees; personal protective equipment; safety signs; industrial waste; prohibitions.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; clothing industry; Nicaragua
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; information of personnel; responsibilities of employers; noise; vibration; electricity; chemical safety; physical workload; machinery; soldering and brazing; ergonomics; temperature control; hand tools; waste disposal; personal protective equipment; fire protection; hazard identification; medical supervision; law; safety and health committees; responsibilities of employees; welfare facilities
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNicaragua
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Clothing and finished textile products industry