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BGVR Gesamtausgabe [in German]
This CD-ROM contains the full text of German safety and health directives, technical rules and other German occupational safety and health guidance documents published by the Mutual Accident Insurance Associations. Replaces previous editions.
Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburgerstrasse 449, 50939 Köln, Germany, 45th ed., 2009. CD-ROM. Price (for one licence): EUR 198.00.
Grau Ríos M.
Occupational safety and health in the European Union, 20 years of the Framework Directive - The Spanish presidency in 2010
Seguridad y salud en el trabajo en la Unión Europea, 20 años de la Directiva Marco - La presidencia española en 2010 [in Spanish]
In the context of the Spanish Presidency of the Council in 2010, this article retraces the progress made in occupational safety and health in Spain and in the EU during the last 20 years since the framework provided by Directive 89/391/EEC, and presents the future policy of Spain in this area, in particular the 2007-2012 Strategy, together with the various programmes (PREVEA, STOP) set up for this purpose and the planned amendments and updates to Spanish legislation.
Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo, Dec. 2009, No.55, p.12-16. Illus.
National harmonisation of OHS law: The challenge for NSW
The various issues raised by the need to harmonize OSH legislation across Australia including state-to-state differences in the responsibilities of employers and employees, the interpretation of "reasonable practicability" and the application of the presumption of guilt are discussed, in light of the specific case of a coal mine disaster in New South Wales.
Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand, Aug. 2009. Vol.25, No.4, p.319-327. Illus. 11 ref.
The development of OHS legislation in Australia
This article reviews the development of OSH legislation in Australia, from case law in the 1800s, duty of care in the 1900s to performance-based legislation in the 1970s. It is argued that the next need is to harmonize legislation across Australian States.
Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand, Aug. 2009. Vol.25, No.4, p.277-287. 34 ref.
Fernández García R.
The new regulation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures of the European Union (I)
La nueva normativa de clasificación, etiquetado y envasado de sustancias y mezclas de la Unión Europea (I) [in Spanish]
This article discusses the Commission Regulation (EC) No 1271/2008 of 16 December 2008 on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures which will be implemented in two phases. Contents: GHS and REACH; contents of the Regulation (EC) No 1271/2008 (general issues; hazard classification; hazard communication, packaging, harmonization of classification and labelling of substances and the classification and labelling inventory; competent authorities and enforcement; other provisions). Other topics will be addressed in a second article to be published later.
Prevención, Apr.-June 2009, No.188, p.24-38. Illus.
Qun T.F., Kawakami T., eds.
ASEAN-OSHNET - Good occupational safety and health practices 2008/2009
This publication is a compilation of the many good OSH practices in terms of national OSH frameworks, enforcement, outreach, training and research developed in recent years in ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) member countries. These examples were first presented during the ASEAN-OSHNET Workshop on Good OSH Practices in Singapore in February 2009. The ASEAN-OSHNET functions to help member countries achieve better OSH performance. Under the ASEAN-OSHNET Plan of Action, adopted in 2007, all member countries aim to develop a national OSH profile and implement national OSH strategies or programmes by 2012.
ASEAN Occupational Safety and Health Network (ASEAN-OSHNET), Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, P.O.Box 347, Pangkham Road, Vientiane Capital, Lao PRD, 2009. 78p. Illus. 16 ref.
http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---asia/---ro-bangkok/---sro-bangkok/documents/publication/wcms_120410.pdf [in English]
Law No.12.913 on occupational safety and health [Argentina]
Ley N° 12.913 "Comités de salud y seguridad en el trabajo" [Argentina] [in Spanish]
Law of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina, on occupational safety and health committees. Contents: creation of safety and health committees; objectives; scope; functions and responsibilities of safety and health committees; constitution and composition; election of members; functioning; members' rights and responsibilities; responsibilities of employers; general provisions.
Gobierno de la Provincia de Santa Fe, Tres de Febrero 2600, Ciudad de Santa Fe 3000, Argentina, 4 September 2008, 9p. (PDF Document).
Lutman M.E., Davis A.C., Ferguson M.A.
Health and Safety Executive
Epidemiological evidence for the effectiveness of the noise at work regulations
The United Kingdom Noise at Work Regulations 1989 and Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 (the Regulations) are designed to minimize the risk of occupational noise-induced hearing loss. This study examined their effectiveness in a longitudinal field study, where participants were followed-up annually over a period of three years. Audiometric and otoacoustic emission measures were obtained in 154 recruits aged 18-25 years at risk of noise-induced hearing loss through occupational exposure and 99 non-exposed controls. The study had power to detect approximately 1-2dB change per year, which is a smaller change than would be expected in the noise-exposed participants without protection. There were no significant effects on auditory function, or rate of change in function, in the risk group when other potential explanatory variables were taken into account. Nor were there significant effects when contrasting exposed participants working in companies demonstrating relatively lower or higher compliance with the Regulations. Noise levels in exposed participants averaged approximately 88-89dB(A) before accounting for hearing protection. The only significant effects on hearing demonstrated in the study were small effects of estimated social noise prior to the study, for example at nightclubs or from personal audio systems. It is concluded that there is no evidence of lack of effectiveness of the Regulations.
HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2008. x, 85p. Illus. 69 ref.
RR_669.pdf [in English]
Health and Safety Executive
The determinants of compliance with laws and regulations with special reference to health and safety
This report presents a review of the extensive body of socio-legal literature that exists to explain and understand the nature of compliance with regulation. It outlines how compliance has been seen in both academic and policy fields in order to describe and explain themes important to assessing the determinants of compliance including the motivations for and interpretations of compliance behaviours, how the literature defines compliance, how scholars have identified the tools available to foster more effective regulatory compliance and enforcement strategies, and difficulties policy actors experience when seeking to achieve greater levels of regulatory compliance.
HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2008. viii, 47p. Illus. Approx. 170 ref.
RR638.pdf [in English]
Text of the Seoul Declaration on Safety and Health at Work
Il testo della "Dichiarazione di Seoul" su salute e sicurezza [in Italian]
This article contains the full text of the Seoul Declaration on Safety and Health at Work of 29 June 2008 signed by 50 OSH world leaders, together with a short review of the occupational safety and health film and multimedia festival held at the same time during the Seoul congress on occupational safety and health. An interview of a representative of the ILO training centre is also included.
Objectif prévention, July 2008, Vol.10, No.5, p.8-11.
Outline for compiling national profile of occupational safety and health
Методическое руководство по составлению национального обзора по охране труда. [in Russian]
Preparing a national OSH profile is a major step towards the creation of a realistic and efficient national programme of labour protection, allowing a systematic approach and evaluation of the entire range of instruments and resources available to a country to implement and improve its entire OSH system, adjusting it to proven international practices. This document prepared by the ILO Moscow Subregional Office describes the goals and objectives of a national profile, the general requirements for its preparation and the key elements of its content.
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2008. 44p. (en); 49p. (ru).
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/info/publ/ne.pdf [in English]
http://www.ilo.org/public/russian/region/eurpro/moscow/info/publ/nr.pdf [in Russian]
Outline for compiling regional profile of occupational safety and health
Методическое руководство по составлению регионального обзора по охране труда. [in Russian]
Preparing a regional OSH profile is a major step towards the creation of a realistic and efficient regional programme of labour protection, allowing a systematic approach and evaluation of the entire range of instruments and resources available to a region to implement and improve the entire OSH system, adjusting it to a proven international practice, in line with efficient OSH requirements in the workplace. This document prepared by the ILO Moscow Subregional Office describes the goals and objectives of a regional profile, the general requirements for its preparation and the key elements of its content.
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2008. 30p. (en); 32p. (ru).
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/info/publ/re.pdf [in English]
http://www.ilo.org/public/russian/region/eurpro/moscow/info/publ/rr.pdf [in Russian]
Occupational safety and health in the Republic of Uzbekistan - National profile
Охрана труда в Республике Узбекистан. - Национальный обзор. [in Russian]
This report reviews the current situation regarding occupational safety and health (OSH) in the Republic of Uzbekistan. Contents: legal framework of the OSH system; mechanisms of national policy revision; coordination and cooperation; practical means and instruments for implementing OSH policies; statistics of occupational accidents and diseases; employer and employee policy and programme; routine and current OSH activities; general information on the country; other relevant information; elements to be included in the analysis of the situation.
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2008. 48p. Illus. (en); 53p. Illus. (ru).
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/areas/safety/docs/uz_ohsprof2_en.pdf [in English]
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/areas/safety/docs/uz_ohsprof2_en.pdf [in Russian]
Occupational safety and health in the Republic of Tajikistan - National profile
Охрана труда в Республике Таджикистан. - Национальный обзор. [in Russian]
This report reviews the current situation regarding occupational safety and health (OSH) in the Republic of Tajikistan. Contents: legal framework of the OSH system; technical documentation; mechanisms of the formation of the national OSH policy; social partnership and coordination mechanisms; organization of the OSH system; statistics on occupational accidents and diseases; regular measures and routine work in the field of OSH; elements to be included in the analysis of the national OSH management system; general information on the country.
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2008. 47p. (en); 52p. (ru).
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/areas/safety/docs/tj_oshprof.pdf [in English]
http://www.ilo.org/public/russian/region/eurpro/moscow/areas/safety/docs/tj_oshprof_ru.pdf [in Russian]
Occupational safety and health in the Kyrgyz Republic - National profile
Охрана труда в Кыргызской Республике. - Национальный обзор [in Russian]
This report reviews the current situation regarding occupational safety and health (OSH) in the Kyrgyz Republic. Contents: legal framework of the OSH system; technical documentation; mechanisms of the formation of the national OSH policy; social partnership and coordination mechanisms; organization of the OSH system; statistics of occupational accidents and diseases; regular measures and routine work in the field of occupational safety; strength and weaknesses of the national OSH management system; general conclusions from the national profile; information resources (regulations, agreements, Internet, journals and other resources); methods for assessing statistical indicators; general information on the country.
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2008. 60p. (en); 67p. (ru).
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/areas/safety/docs/kg_ohsprof2_en.pdf [in English]
http://www.ilo.org/public/russian/region/eurpro/moscow/areas/safety/docs/kg_oshprof2_ru.pdf [in Russian]
Occupational safety and health in the Republic of Kazakhstan - National profile
Охрана труда в Республике Казахстан. Национальный обзор. [in Russian]
This report reviews the current situation regarding occupational safety and health (OSH) in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Contents: legal framework of the OSH system; technical documentation; mechanisms of shaping the national OSH policy; social partnership and coordination mechanisms; organization of the OSH system; state and dynamics of occupational accidents and diseases; regular measures and routine work in the field of OSH; strength and weaknesses of the national OSH management system; general conclusions from the national profile; legal framework and information resources (regulations, agreements, Internet, journals and other resources); methods for assessing statistical indicators; general information on the country.
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2008. 137p. Illus. (en); 161p. Illus. (ru).
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/moscow/areas/safety/docs/kz_ohsprof2_en.pdf [in English]
http://www.ilo.org/public/russian/region/eurpro/moscow/areas/safety/docs/kz_oshprof2_ru.pdf [in Russian]
Superintendencia de Riesgos del Trabajo
Resolution 1629/2007. Approval of the Regulation concerning the recognition of the implementation of occupational safety and health management systems [Argentina]
Resolución 1629/2007. Apruébase el "Reglamento para el reconocimiento de implementación de los sistemas de gestión de la seguridad y la salud en el trabajo" [Argentina] [in Spanish]
This regulation specifies the requirements and procedures for the recognition of the implementation of occupational safety and health management systems by the Argentinian public OSH institution (Superintendencia de riesgos del trabajo, SRT), and presents a model of the enterprise management system validation document.
Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina, 26 October 2007, No.31.268, p.50-51. Illus.
Superintendencia de Riesgos del Trabajo
Resolution 523/2007. Decree 249/2007. Approval of the national directives on occupational safety and health management systems [Argentina]
Resolución 523/2007. Apruébanse las "Directrices nacionales para los sistemas de gestión de la seguridad y la salud en el trabajo" [Argentina] [in Spanish]
This resolution approves the national directives on occupational safety and health management systems based on ILO OSH 2001. It defines enterprise policy concerning OSH, organization and responsibilities within the enterprise, system planning and implementation, system evaluation, corrective actions and continuous improvement of the system.
Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina, 17 April 2007, No.31.136, p.17-31. Illus.
Superintendencia de Riesgos del Trabajo
Decree 249/2007. Approval of the hygiene and safety Regulations concerning mining activities [Argentina]
Decreto 249/2007. Apruébase el "Reglamento de higiene y seguridad para la actividad minera" [Argentina] [in Spanish]
This decree approves the hygiene and safety Regulations concerning mining activities. Contents: scope; occupational safety, hygiene and medicine services; safety and health committee; general preventive measures; infrastructures; first aid; contaminants; systems, machinery and equipment; signalling; explosives; electrical equipment; transport of persons and goods; fires and emergencies; personal protection aspects; underground mines; opencast mines.
Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina, 23 Mar.2007, Year 115, No.31.122, p.1-9.
Safe and healthy workplaces - Making decent work a reality
This report was compiled for the ILO World Day for Safety and Health at Work, held in Geneva on 28 April 2007. Contents: introduction; international labour standards and fundamental principles and rights at work; decent employment; social protection for all; Tripartism and social dialogue. Appendices include ILO conventions and recommendations relevant to occupational safety and health, as well as the full text of the ILO Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Recommendation 2006 (No.187). Available in a number of languages (see CIS 07-297 and CIS 07-1042), it is now also available in Chinese.
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2007. iii, 18p. Illus. 12 ref.
Florini K., Walsh S., Balbus J.M., Denson R.
Nanotechnology: Getting it right the first time
This literature survey on nanotechnology consists of a critical review of the current United States regulatory framework for the protection of workers and the general population, judged insufficient. It argues in favour of precautionary principles and voluntary standards by industry, as well as increased government funding for research aimed at assessing the human health and environmental implications of nanotechnology.
Sustainable Development Law & Policy. Spring 2006, p.46-53. 17 ref.
Nanotechnology_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
The need for an independent entity to manage global chemicals agreements
Following a discussion on the roles and limitations of distinct entities under the United Nations system such as UNEP and UNECE, this article argues in favour of creating a single independent entity to manage global chemicals agreements.
2006, Vol.VI, No.3, p.17-20. 27 ref.
The_need_for_an_independent_entity_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Code of practice for the construction industry - Part 1
This first part of the code of practice for the construction industry in Malta focusses on the general duties and roles of key duty-holders: clients; designers, engineers and architects; project supervisor for the design stage; project supervisor for the construction stage; contactors, sub-contractors and self-employed persons; employees. Appendices include relevant legislation and forms.
Occupational Health and Safety Authority, 17 Triq Edgar Ferro, Pieta, PTA 1533 Malta, 2006. 49p.
Code_of_practice_for_the_construction_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Host employers/clients - Labour hire
Host employers are organizations that employ workers supplied by an agency. This bulletin is designed to assist employers prepare for and manage such workers. It clarifies employers' responsibilities with respect to occupational safety and health, as well as for hazard evaluation, supervision and ensuring workers' are adequately qualified for the tasks they are given. See also ISN 110677.
Department of Commerce, Worksafe Division, Westcentre, 1260 Hay Street, PO Box 294, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia, 2006. PDF document, 6p.
http://www.docep.wa.gov.au/worksafe/PDF/Bulletins/Host_or_employers_re.pdf [in English]
Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin
Ordinance on the protection against dangerous substances
Verordnung zum Schutz vor Gefahrstoffen (Gefahrstoffverordnung - GeffSoffV) [in German]
This booklet contains the full text of the Ordinance on the protection against dangerous substances (GeftoffV) of 23 December 2004, which came into force in Germany on 1 January 2005. It supersedes the version of 1986, taking into account technological advances and the current state of scientific knowledge. Appendices include European Union legislation, specific regulations on information, packaging and labelling, information on specific hazardous substances and activities, substances that are prohibited from sale and distribution, and medical screening.
Wirtschaftsverlag NW, Postfach 10 11 10, 27511 Bremerhaven, Germany, 2005. 104p. Illus. Price: EUR 13.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Verordnung_zum_Schutz.pdf [in German]
Labour hire industry and duty of care
Reforms in Australian OSH legislation provide equivalent levels of protection to workers under labour hire arrangements as all other workers. This bulletin summarizes the responsibilities of employers, agencies and workers under such arrangements. See also ISN 110676.
Department of Commerce, Worksafe Division, Westcentre,1260 Hay Street, PO Box 294, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia, 2005. PDF document, 4p.
http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/worksafe/PDF/Bulletins/Duty_of_Care-Labour_.pdf [in English]
Managing disability in the workplace: ILO code of practice
La gestion du handicap sur le lieu de travail: recueil de directives pratiques du BIT [in French]
Gestión de las discapacidades en el lugar de trabajo: repertorio de recomendaciones prácticas de la OIT [in Spanish]
This code has been drawn up to guide employers to adopt a positive strategy in managing disability related issues in the workplace. It is intended to be read in the context of national conditions and to be applied in accordance with national law and practice. Contents: general provisions; general duties of employers and workers' representatives, and responsibilities of competent authorities; framework for the management of disability issues in the workplace; recruitment; promotion; job retention; adjustments; confidentiality of information. Appendices include relevant international disability initiatives, other related ILO Conventions and Recommendations, and examples of legal and policy frameworks concerning disability adopted by some ILO Member States.
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2002. xii, 41p.
Managing_disability.pdf [in English]
La_gestion_du_handicap.pdf [in French]
Gestión_de_las_discapacidades.pdf [in Spanish]
Law on dangerous substances, materials and wastes [Venezuela]
Ley sobre substancias, materiales y desechos peligrosos [Venezuela] [in Spanish]
Law regulating the production, use, collection, storage, transport, processing and elimination of dangerous substances, materials and wastes, having come into force in 2002.
Gaceta Oficial de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, N° 5.554, 13 Nov. 2001, 23p.
Ley_sobre_substancias.pdf [in Spanish]
Accident prevention directives - Full edition
Unfallverhütungsvorschriften - Gesamtausgabe [in German]
Prescriptions de prévention des accidents - Edition complète [in French]
Besides legal and regulatory provisions, the Luxembourg accident insurance association (Association d'assurance contre les accidents) enacts its own directives for the prevention of occupational accidents. This compilation of directives includes requirements for machinery, tools, installations, products and substances, together with the responsibilities of both the enterprise managers and the persons covered by the insurance.
Luxembourg accident insurance association, 125 route d'Esch, 1471 Luxembourg, 2000. 391p. Illus.
Prescriptions_de_prévention_des_accidents [in French]
Unfallverhütungsvorschriften [in German]
Organic law on labour [Venezuela]
Ley orgánica del trabajo [Vénézuela] [in Spanish]
Labour law regulating legal situations and relationships resulting from work as a social fact, having come into force in 1997.
Gaceta Oficial de la República de Venezuela N° 5.152, 9 June 1997. 181p.
Ley_orgánica_del_trabajo.pdf [in Spanish]
Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991 [Australia]
Act designed to protect the occupational health and safety of persons employed by the Commonwealth authorities. Contents: definitions; duties of employers, manufacturers, suppliers and employees with respect to OSH; scope of regulations that can be issued under the Act; designation and role of health and safety representatives; issuing of improvement notices; establishment and functions of health and safety committees; emergency procedures; advice, investigations and inquiries; powers of investigators (power of entry, to require assistance and information, to take possession of plant, to take samples, to issue prohibition or improvement notices); appeals; inquiries and reports; notification, reporting and recording of accidents and dangerous occurrences; issuing and use of codes of practice; procedural matters.
Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia, 1991. iii, 61p. NATLEX reference: AUS-1991-L-26734.
Amended version [in English]
Law No.85-05 of 16 Feb. 1985 concerning the protection and the promotion of health [Algeria]
Loi n°85-05 du 16 févr. 1985 relative à la protection et à la promotion de la santé [Algérie] [in French]
Law providing for the protection of the health of the Algerian population. One chapter is devoted to health protection in the workplace.
Journal officiel de la République algérienne, 17 Feb. 1985, Vol.24, No.8, p.122-140. NATLEX reference: DZA-1985-L-1115.
Ordinance of 19 Dec. 1983 on the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases [Switzerland]
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]
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.
Sammlung der eidgenössischen Gesetze - Recueil des lois fédérales, 27 Dec. 1983, No.50, p.1968-2000.
http://www.admin.ch/ch/f/rs/8/832.30.fr.pdf [in French]
http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/sr/8/832.30.de.pdf [in German]
http://www.admin.ch/ch/i/rs/8/832.30.it.pdf [in Italian]
Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 [United Kingdom]
This act dated 31 July 1974 comes into force at various times: 1 Oct. 1974, establishment of the new Health and Safety Commission; 1 Jan. 1975, creation of the Health and Safety Executive; 1 Apr. 1975, enforcement of the new obligations applying to all people at work. The act, which largely follows the recommendations of the Robens Committee (CIS 73-1126), draws together and disentangles the existing legislation on occupational safety and health. It brings the various inspectorates under one authority, the new Health and Safety Commission, responsible to the Secretary of State for Employment. The act prescribes duties for employers and others in addition to those under the existing health and safety legislation, which will be progressively repealed and replaced by regulations under the act. The broad subdivisions of the act cover: employers' and employees' duties; the new statutory bodies; health and safety regulations and approved codes of practice; enforcement; obtaining and disclosure of information on industrial injuries; special provisions relating to agriculture; the Employment Medical Advisory Service; building regulations; amendment of the Radiological Protection Act 1970 and the Fire Precautions Act 1971, etc.
Chapter 37, 1974. H.M. Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London S.E.1, United Kingdom, 117p. Price: £1.03. NATLEX reference: GBR-1974-L-15179.
http://www.healthandsafety.co.uk/haswa.htm [in English]
Ministry of Labour (Ministerio de Trabajo), Buenos Aires.
Act No. 19587 respecting occupational health and safety [Argentina]
Ley número 19587 de higiene y seguridad en el trabajo [Argentina] [in Spanish]
This act dated 21 Apr. 1972, which entered into force on 28 Apr. 1972, constitutes basic legislation of wide scope covering all aspects of occupational safety and health: industrial medical services, work environment, accident prevention (physical and psychological factors, research); correct work techniques; training, selection and placement of personnel; minimum permissible working conditions (room space, ventilation, thermal stress, lighting, humidity, noise, etc.); safe machinery; personal protective equipment; medical examinations, first aid, etc. The act provides for subsequent detailed regulations on these and many other aspects of the question.
Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina, 28 Apr. 1972, No. 22412, p.2-3. Translations published in Legislative Series, 1972-Arg.1, International Labour Office, 1211 Geneva 22, Switzerland. NATLEX reference: ARG-1972-L-16314.
http://www.me.gov.ar/spu/guia_tematica/infraestructura_u/doc/Decreto_351.pdf [in Spanish]
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