Occupational safety and health country profile: Seychelles

International labour standards


    Ratification of ILO conventions

    Database on international labour standards

    Provides access to the latest information on ILO international labour standards on OSH (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO's supervisory bodies, etc.).

Policies and programmes

  1. 2013

    National profile

    The profile aims to summarize the current OSH situation, including national policy, laws and regulations, compliance, training and education, activities of workers’ and employers’ organizations, and occupational accidents and disease statistics and their reporting systems.

Laws and regulations


    National regulatory framework

    Global database on OSH legislation

    Provides a picture of the regulatory framework of the main elements of OSH legislation. Contains comprehensive legal information and analysis.


    National legislation

    National labour legislation database

    Includes abstracts of OSH legislation and citation information. Full text of laws or a relevant source is linked to the records, when available.

Authorities and bodies

  1. Responsible authorities

    The Ministry of Employment and Human Resources Development is to establish the safest working environment. The Occupational Safety Decree gives the Minister the power to make any regulation as needed and to appoint officers to enforce the OSH laws.
    An Occupational Safety Board was established to advise and assist the Minister in his functions and to perform other functions that may be assigned to it by OSH legislation or by the Minister. Subject to the directions of the Minister, the Director of the Board shall be responsible for the administration of the Occupational Safety Decree and shall perform all such functions as may be necessary for its effective implementation and enforcement.



    Occupational injuries

    Database of labour statistics

    Contains annual data collected mainly through the ILO yearly questionnaire. It covers a wide range of topics including occupational injuries.

Information and advisory services

  1. Knowledge and research bodies