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Name: Ordinance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare to Establish the Regulations for the Prevention of Asbestos Injuries (No. 21 of 2005)
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2005-02-24
Entry into force:
Published on: Kampo Gogai, 2005-02-24, No. 38, p. 19
ISN: JPN-2005-R-70848
Bibliography: Kampo Gogai, 2005-02-24, No. 38, p. 19
English Translation English Translation Japan International Centre for Occupational Safety and Health (JICOSH), Japan PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-01-20)
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Abstract/Citation: In accordance with relevant provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Law of 1972 and its Implementation Order, rules are set to prevent injuries caused by asbestos. Detailed rules comprising nine chapters, 49 articles, 15 supplementary articles and tables provide for the employers' duties in administrating workplaces dealing with asbestos.
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