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Name: Ministerial Order of 2011, concerning occupations that are dangerous or tiring or harmful to the health of youth.
Country: Jordan
Subject(s): Hazardous child labour; Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2011-06-16
Entry into force:
Published on: Al Jarida El Rasmiyah, 2011-06-16, No. 5098, P. 2618 - P. 2622
ISN: JOR-2011-R-90849
Bibliography: Al Jarida El Rasmiyah, 2011-06-16, No. 5098, P. 2618 - P. 2622
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Abstract/Citation: This Order determines the types of hazardous employment that are prohibited for juveniles under the age of 18 years.
The Order contains the following list of the types of jobs that are classified as hazardous or dangerous or tiring or harmful to the health of young workers.

1. Physical Hazard Works
2. Psychological and Social Hazards of Work
3. Moral Hazardous Works
4. Chemical Hazards
5. Physical Hazards
6. Biological and Bacteriological Hazards
7. Ergonomic Hazards
8. Other Hazards

Under these headings, further details are given as to the specific occupations that are considered to be hazardous to youth. Under the title other Hazards, children prohibited from working on ships. The Minister by an order may add more hazardous employment that are prohibited for children under the age of 18 years and that shall be according to a report formed by a specialized authority.
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