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  1. Korea, Republic of - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Act on the Prevention of Pneumoconiosis and Protection, etc., of Pneumoconiosis Workers Amendment [Enforcement Date 05. Jul, 2010.] [Act No.10339, 04. Jun, 2010]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06-04 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-05 | KOR-2010-L-95009

    The purpose of this Act is to contribute to the protection of workers' health and promotion of their welfare by strengthening the prevention of pneumoconiosis and health management for workers engaged in dust work, and by providing for matters concerning the payment of consolation benefits to workers suffering from pneumoconiosis and their bereaved family members.

  2. Korea, Republic of - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Act on the Prevention of Pneumoconiosis and Protection of Pneumoconiosis Workers (Act No. 3784). - Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 1984-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 1985-04-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 1985-07-01 | KOR-1981-L-27218

    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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