Occupational safety and health country profile: Myanmar

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. 2014

    National profile

    An up-to-date account of the OSH situation and activities in the country. The outcome of talks on policy development and strengthening of institutions and networks for the creation of an effective and consistent programme on OSH.

Laws and regulations

  1. Main laws

    1. Factories Act of 1951
    2. Oilfield (Labour and Welfare) Act of 1951

    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.


    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.

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