ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Français | Español

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)23158
CIS number 75-1194
ISSN - Serial title Moniteur belge - Belgisch Staatsblad
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Ministry of Employment and Labour (Ministère de l'Emploi et du Travail), Bruxelles.
Title Labour Inspection Act
Original title Wet betreffende de arbeidsinspectie [in Dutch]
Loi concernant l'inspection du travail. [in French]
Bibliographic information 8 Dec. 1972, Vol.142, No.236, p.13647-13648. Translation (in English, Spanish) published in Legislative Series, 1972-Bel.1, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland.
Abstract This Act dated 16 Nov. 1972, which entered into force on 8 Dec. 1972, lays down prescriptions concerning the right of labour inspectors to enter premises where there is reason to suspect a breach of the laws and regulations concerning occupational safety and health. Inspectors are also empowered to order adequate steps to be taken to remedy hazardous plant, plant layout or working methods and alterations to installations and equipment; they are also authorised to prohibit the use of certain machinery, to restrict or forbid access to specified premises, etc.
Descriptors (primary) labour inspection; Belgium
Descriptors (secondary) labour inspectors; restricted areas; functions; prohibition of use; law
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Laws
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection