Hazardous Work List: Sri Lanka

Occupations/processes deemed hazardous for the employment of children in Sri Lanka.

A regulation made by the Minister of Labour Relations and Productivity Improvement in Sri Lanka, under section 31 read with section 20A of the Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act, No. 47 of 1956, in accordance with the guidelines specified in section 20A of that Act provides a list of hazardous occupations prohibited for children under 18 years. These have been listed in the document.