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Document ID (ISN)28573
CIS number 78-291
ISSN - Serial title Arbeitsschutz
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mertens A.
Title Council of workers' delegates and labour inspection
Original title Betriebsrat und Gewerbeaufsicht [in German]
Bibliographic information Jan. 1977, Vol.1, p.3-9. 12 ref.
Abstract Commentary on the functions and competences of councils of workers' delegates in respect of occupational safety and health (OSH) as laid down by the Works Constitution Act of 1972 (Fed.Rep. of Germany). Workers' delegates must see that safety instructions are observed and assist labour inspectors. Inspectors must consult workers' delegates during inspections, accident inquiries and discussions concerning OSH. Functions of the delegates' council studied in the article: requests to management to adopt safety measures, right to participate, obligation to assist the competent authority in OSH matters, right to obtain information from management and authorities, right to assist labour inspectors.
Descriptors (primary) Germany (Federal Republic of); workers' participation; labour inspection; role of workers' organizations
Descriptors (secondary) comment on law; responsibilities; functions
Document type -
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection
Workers' participation