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Document ID (ISN)57877
CIS number 92-451
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bayens G., Prins R.
Title Labour Inspectorate and the quality of working life in the Netherlands
Bibliographic information Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (Ministerie van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid), Den Haag, Netherlands, 1990. 56p. Illus.
Abstract This monograph is an introduction to the current state of affairs regarding legislation and organisation of policy concerning working conditions in the Netherlands. Contents: major aspects of social and economic life in the Netherlands; basis data concerning the population, economic situation, labour market, social security, and industrial democracy; the relevant legal context and legislative structure; principal provisions of the Working Conditions Act; major national and sectoral institutions operating in the area of quality of working life (the Labour Inspectorate, the Working Environment Council, social security institutions, research institutes); major legislation and activities (compulsory or voluntarily) carried out at the plant level (works councils and health and safety services etc.); some statistics involving working conditions in the Netherlands; list of important addresses.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; Netherlands; labour inspection; public OSH institutions; legislation; national organization
Descriptors (secondary) statistics; safety and health committees; role of labour inspection; safety and health institutions
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection