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Name: Federal Act to amend the Act concerning night work for employees doing heavy work, Act to standardize holiday legislation and to introduce free time to look after persons who are in need of care, Act on arrangement of hours of work and labour constitution and to take action to compensate medical orderlies working in hospitals (excerpt) (BGBl. 1992/473). [Text 23b].
Country: Austria
Subject(s): Community, social and personal services workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1992
Entry into force:
ISN: AUT-1992-L-42249
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=42249&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Arbeitsrecht, Dittrich, Veit, Tades, Manz Verlag, Vienna, Austria
Abstract/Citation: Concerns protection measures for medical orderlies working in a hospital. Night work in this field is qualified as heavy work as these employees must work at least six hours without interruption from 22.00 in the evening to 6.00 o'clock in the morning at the ambulance, operating or intensive care unit. Consolidated text.

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