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Document ID (ISN)111670
CIS number 11-0308
ISSN - Serial title 0301-4746 - Industrial Safety Chronicle
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Title National policy on safety, health and environment at work place
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 2009, Vol.XXXIX, No.4, p.95-100.
Abstract This article reproduces the full text of the national policy on safety, health and environmental protection at the workplace declared in 2009 by the Government of India, Ministry of Labour and Employment. The salient features of the policy are: to recognize safe and healthy working environment as a fundamental human right; to enhance the well-being of the employees and the society at large by eliminating work-related injuries, diseases, etc.; to enumerate the goals to be achieved and to bring into focus the objective of continuous reduction in the incidence of work-related injuries and diseases; to describe the action programme with nine key strategies, namely enforcement, development of national standards, compliance, awareness, research and development, skills development, data collection, practical guidance and incentives.
Descriptors (primary) India; occupational safety and health; neighbourhood protection; role of government
Descriptors (secondary) national organization; legislation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceIndia
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Framework legislation