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  1. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Act, No. 40 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-11-04 | LKA-2014-L-100358

    An Act to provide for the establishment of the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board; for the promotion and encouragement of the use of nuclear science and technology for national development purposes; for the establishment of the Sri lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council; for the regulation of practices involving ionizing radiation and the safety and security of sources; for the prohibition of nuclear weapons and ensuring safeguards; and to repeal the Atomic Energy Authority Act, No. 19 of 1969.

  2. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Occupations Regulations, 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-08-17 | LKA-2010-R-94372

    The Regulations implement the 2006 amendment to the Employment of Women, Young Persons, and Children Act (No. 47 of 1956) which added a new Section 20A prohibiting the employment of children in hazardous occupations. This regulation lists the 51 categories of work for which children may not be employed.

  3. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    National Policy on HIV and AIDS in the World of Work in Sri Lanka, 2010. - Policy on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06 | LKA-2010-M-94272

    1. Background
    2. HIV and AIDS and the world of work
    3. Policy statement
    4. Objectives
    5. Scope
    6. Fundamental Principles of the Policy
    7. Strategies

    Glossary of Terms

  4. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Strategic Information Management Operational plan for NSACP Sri Lanka of June 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-06 | LKA-2010-M-94273

    The Strategic Information Management Operational plan for National STD/AIDS control program (NSACP) sets out the institutional set up for monitoring HIV/AIDS, including in the world of work. The Plan implements the National HIV/AIDS Strategic plan in Sri Lanka.

  5. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Act, No. 38 of 2009. - Department of Labour

    Adoption: 2009-07-23 | LKA-2009-L-86051

    Provides for the establishment of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Their roles is, inter alia, to formulate a policy on OSH standards. Provisions endeavour to create an environemnt for OSH at all workplaces to protect both employees and employers.

  6. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    National Strategic HIV/AIDS Plan 2007-2011. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | LKA-2007-M-94274

    Strategy 1: Prevention.
    Strategy 2: Care, treatment and support
    Strategy 3: Generating and using strategic information
    Strategy 4: Multisectoral involvement and decentralization
    Strategy 5: Policy development and legislation
    Strategy 6: Strengthening national coordination and management capacity

  7. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories Ordinance (Sections 35-66) (consolidation).

    Adoption: 2001 | LKA-2001-R-61355

    Contains provisions regarding health and safety of factory workers. Deals, inter alia, with steam receivers and steam containers, air receivers, gas receivers, means of escape in case of fire, supply of drinking water, washing facilities, accomodation for clothing, facilities for resting for female workers, first aid, removal of dust and fumes, meals in certain dangerous trades, protection of eyes, shuttle threading by mouth suction, prohibition of use of white phosphorus in manufacture of matches, underground rooms, laundries, lifting excess weights, prevention of noise, precautions to be taken in factories where electricity is generated, notification of accidents, notification of industrial diseases, and investigation into case of death by accident or industrial disease.

  8. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (first aid) Regulations, No. 1 of 1995. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-11-08 | LKA-1995-R-67584

    Repeals the Factories (first aid) Regulations, 1980.

  9. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Protection of Eyes) Regulations, 1979. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1979-11-16 | LKA-1979-R-67585

    Repeals the Factories (Protection of Eyes) Regulations, 1965.

  10. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Mines and Minerals Law 1973, (No. 4 of 1973). - Act on-line in English

    Adoption: 1973-02-24 | LKA-1973-L-15659

    A Law to provide for the vesting of the absolute ownership of certain minerals in the Republic, to regulate the mining of, prospecting for, collection, processing, sale and export of minerals, to provide for the health, safety and welfare of workers in mines, to enable the compulsory acquisition or requisition of immovable or movable property for any corporation established to develop the mineral industry, and to make provision for other matters connected with or incidental to the matters aforesaid [Part IV, ss. 42 to 48: prohibition or restriction on the employment of women and young workers; hours of work; sanitary and medical equipment].

  11. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Noticeable Industrial Diseases) Regulations, 1972. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1972-10-19 | LKA-1972-R-67587

  12. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (General Standards of Lighting) Regulations, 1965. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1965-12-01 | LKA-1965-R-67581

  13. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Sanitary Conveniences) Regulations, 1965. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1965-12-01 | LKA-1965-R-67582

  14. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Washing Facilities General) Regulations, 1965. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1965-12-01 | LKA-1965-R-67583

  15. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Meal Room) Regulations, 1965. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1965-12-01 | LKA-1965-R-67588

  16. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Dangerous Occurrences Notification) Regulations, 1965. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1965-12-01 | LKA-1965-R-67590

  17. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Steam Boiler Attendants Certificates of Competency) Regulations, 1965. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1965-07-30 | LKA-1965-R-67586

  18. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (No. 1) Regulations, 1960. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1961-06 | LKA-1961-R-67580

    Makes provision for the examination of lifts, steam boilers and steam receivers, etc.

  19. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories Ordinance (No. 45 of 1942)(Cap. 128). - Department of Labour

    Adoption: 1950-01-01 | LKA-1950-R-47666

    Part I covers the registration and licensing of factory buildings. Part II provides for health in factories, covering such matters as overcrowding, ventilation, and lighting. In occupations which have a high incidence of injury or disease, health surveillance may be required. Part III governs safe use of machinery, boilers, and vessels, and prohibits young workers and women workers from performing certain operations.

  20. Sri Lanka - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Medical Wants Ordinance (No. 9 of 1912) (Consolidation). - Department of Labour

    Adoption: 1912-07-12 | LKA-1912-R-67529

    Chapter I: Preliminary (sections 1 and 2)
    Chapter II: Organization of Estates Medical Districts (sections 3 to 5)
    Chapter III: Duties of Medical Officers (sections 6 and 7)
    Chapter IV: Rights, Duties and Obligations of Superintendents (sections 9 to 13)
    Chapter V: Recovery of Charges (sections 14 to 24)
    Chapter VI: Medical Wants Committee (sections 25 to 27)
    Chapter VII: Financial Provisions (sections 28 to 31)
    Chapter VIII: Miscellaneous (sections 32 to 34)


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