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Name: Act on the Prevention of Pneumoconiosis and Protection of Pneumoconiosis Workers (Act No. 3784).
Country: Korea, Republic of
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1984-12-31
Entry into force:
ISN: KOR-1981-L-27218
Bibliography: Labor Laws of Korea 1998, Ministry of Labor, Republic of Korea, pp. 227-244
Labor Laws of Korea 2001, Ministry of Labor, Republic of Korea, pp. 379-397
Labor Laws of Korea 2004, Ministry of Labor, Republic of Korea, pp. 405-423
Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in English Ministry of Government Legislation, Republic of Korea PDF of Act in English as amended to 04/06/2010 PDF of Act in English as amended to 04/06/2010 (consulted on 2011-06-10)
Abstract/Citation: The Law specifies various measures designed to protect workers from pneumoconiosis, including regular health examinations and an authorization to the Minister of Labour to promulgate regulations designed to make workplaces cleaner. It also creates a fund to help pneumoconiosis victims and their survivors.
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