Occupational safety and health country profile: Pakistan

 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. 2003

    National profile

    Discusses systems and legislation, coverage and human resources, indicators and outcomes, chemicals and includes a survey of 50 medium sized manufacturing (paints, shoes, surgical instruments, furniture) companies from the Punjab province. Some recommendations are made for reducing the mounting toll of accidents and occupational diseases.

Laws and regulations

  1. Main laws

    1. Factories Act 1934
    2. Hazardous Occupation Rules of 1978

    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



    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