Occupational safety and health country profile: Tunisia

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. 2007

    National profile

    in French

    An inventory of all the tools and resources available to implement and manage OSH. It is designed to provide the data necessary for setting national priorities for action aimed at the progressive and continual improvement of workplace safety and health.

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

    in French and Arabic

    1. Le conseil national de prévention des risques professionnels
    2. La direction de l'inspection médicale et de la sécurité au travail
    3. L'institut de santé et de sécurité au travail
    4. La caisse nationale d'assurance - maladie
    5. Le bureau du suivi et de coordination des programmes de prévention des accidents du travail et des maladies professionnelles


  1. Institut de Santé et de Sécurité au Travail

    In 2012

    1. Cases of non-fatal occupational injury: 48,000
    2. Cases of fatal occupational injury: 191
    3. Cases of occupational diseases: 1,039
    4. Days lost: 1,119,940


    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. ILO-CIS centre

    Institut de Santé et de Sécurité au Travail

    Promouvoir la santé et la sécurité au travail dans le domaine du travail et participer à l’élaboration des programmes de prévention des risques professionnels et à la fixation des normes dans ce domaine en collaboration avec les instances compétentes.

    1. Laboratoires de biologie et de toxicologie professionnelle
    2. Direction de la formation et de la communication
    3. Direction de la santé au travail
    4. Direction de la sécurité au travail