Occupational safety and health
National occupational safety and health profile for Nepal, 2022
The profile provides an overview of the existing occupational safety and health system and framework in Nepal.
The national OSH profile is an attempt to collate, document and review the existing occupational safety and health system in the country. It covers the existing legal provisions formulated by the government to ensure safe and healthy working environment; presents the institutional arrangements in place to promote occupational safety and health in the country; describes the roles of the different stakeholders; and analyses the policy gaps, administrative hurdles, capacity of existing infrastructure and human resource and provides recommendations for policy makers. The profile serves an important development in consolidating the information on occupational safety and health system in the country and serves as a resource for further deliberations and planning of action plans related to strengthening of safe and healthy working environment.