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Document ID (ISN)41363
CIS number 84-589
ISSN - Serial title Sammlung der eidgenössischen Gesetze - Recueil des lois fédérales
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Title Ordinance of 19 Dec. 1983 on the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases [Switzerland]
Original title Verordnung vom 19. Dezember 1983 über die Verhütung von Unfällen und Berufskrankheiten (Verordnung über die Unfallverhütung, VUV) [in German]
Ordinanza del 19 dicembre 1983 sulla prevenzione degli infortuni e delle malattie professionali (Ordinanza sulla prevenzione degli infortuni, OPI) [in Italian]
Ordonnance du 19 décembre 1983 sur la prévention des accidents et des maladies professionnelles (Ordonnance sur la prévention des accidents, OPA) [Suisse] [in French]
Bibliographic information 27 Dec. 1983, No.50, p.1968-2000.
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Abstract This ordinance (effective 1 Jan. 1984) was promulgated under the Swiss Federal law on accident insurance of 1981. Subjects covered: measures for the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases (scope; obligations of employers and employees; safety of buildings, technical plant and equipment; the working environment; work organisation); national organisation (cantonal and federal OSH bodies; the Swiss National Accident Insurance Fund; the Coordinating Commission); law enforcement in occupational safety; medical control (preventive examinations; transfer of workers at risk; rights of the worker and compensation); financing of OSH; procedures and legal channels.
Descriptors (primary) Switzerland; occupational hygiene; occupational medicine; occupational safety
Descriptors (secondary) change of employment; work aptitude; medical supervision; safety engineering; health engineering; protective clothing; responsibilities of employers; responsibilities of employees; supervision of dangerous work; plant safety organization; national organization; inspection; role of insurance institutions; law
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Framework legislation