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  1. Namibia - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Atomic Energy and Radiation Protection Act, 2005 (Act No. 5 of 2005). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-04-24 | NAM-2005-L-85756

    To provide for adequate protection of the environment and of people in current and future generations against the harmful effects of radiation by controlling and regulating the production, processing, handling, use, holding, storage, transport and disposal of radiation sources and radioactive materials, and controlling and regulating prescribed non-ionising radiation sources; to establish an Atomic Energy Board and to provide for its composition and functions; to establish a National Radiation Protection Authority; to amend the Hazardous Substances Ordinance, 1974 (Ordinance No. 14 of 1974); and to provide for related matters.

  2. Namibia - Protection against particular hazards - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Guidelines for implementation of National Code on HIV/AIDS in employment (No. 78 of 1998). - Guidelines

    Adoption: 1998-03-18 | NAM-1998-M-63652

    Code represents integral part of Government's commitment to address most of the major issues related to the prevention of new HIV/AIDS infections, as well as to the provisions of optimal care and support for the workforce. Code applies to all current and prospective employees, all workplaces and contracts of employment, and all human resources practices forming part of policy component of any organization. Policy components of code focus on: education, awareness and prevention; job access; workplace testing and confidentiality; job status; HIV testing and training; managing illness and job security; occupational benefits; risk management, first aid and compensation; protection against victimisation; grievance handling; information; monitoring and review.

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