Global database on occupational safety and health legislation

Acknowledgments: LEGOSH database contributors

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European Law Student's Association (ELSA International)
Participants in the Legal Research Group on Labour Law - Occupational Safety and Health who contributed to LEGOSH are acknowledged here
Email: elsa@elsa.org
Websitehttps://elsa.org/

Argentina

Natalia DELGADO

E-mail: nataliadelgado@riseup.net
Current professional position: International Lawyer
Education: LL.M. in International and European law - Université de Genève; Abogada - Universidad Nacional de Cuyo - Argentina
Areas of interest: Occupational safety and health: legislation, public policies, labour inspection; Psychosocial hazards and mental stress at work; Workplace health promotion and well-being

Bulgaria

Doytchin DOYTCHEV 

E-mail: doytchin@yahoo.co.uk
Phone: 00359895687706 / 00353892398190
Current professional position: Member of the Management Board of the Bulgarian National Association for Health and Safety at Work
Past professional positions and awards: Senior Researcher at CPL Ltd. (with Pfizer Pharmaceutical – Dublin); consultant in several Bulgarian companies; five years of research in the field of safety at work and human and organisational factors.
Education: M.Phil. Environmental Technology (Defended research project) from University of Oviedo, Spain; MSc in Environmentally Sustainable Process Technology from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden; Diploma Engineer in Machine Engineer University of Rousse, Bulgaria
Areas of interest: Analysis and of industrial incident and accidents, auditing, development and implementation of ISO standards, Human Factors and General Health and Safety issues, Safety Culture, Probabilistic safety analysis and Six Sigma

Karolina LYUBOMIROVA

E-mail: carol_lub@abv.bg
Phone: + 35929432542
Current professional position: Vice Rector on Education Medical University-Sofia, Head of Toxicology Section of the Department Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University-Sofia, National consultant in occupational medicine, National coordinator in priority fields in cooperation between ministry of health and World Health Organization, Member of expert council on biocides to Ministry of health, Member of expert council to the Bulgarian national association on cosmetics, oils and perfumes, Recognized as a European registered toxicologist (ERT), member of the Scientific Committee on Occupational Health in the Chemical Industry of the International Commission of Occupational Health (ICOH), National representative of ICOH- since 2013, Board member of MEDICHEM – 2012, Member of the Association health politics and management in Bulgaria, Board member of the Bulgarian Academic Society in Occupational Health
Education: MD, PhD, ScD, Professor of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology
Areas of interest: Occupational Health and Safety law and policy, Training of Occupational Medicine, Risk Assessment, Toxicology, Biocides, Occupational Diseases and Accidents, Risk Assessment, Stress management, Ergonomics

Iva MITEVA

E-mail: mitevai@ymail.com
Phone: + 35929432542
Current professional position: Ass. Prof. of Department Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University-Sofia
Education: Masters in Ecology and Health Management
Areas of interest: Sports Occupational Diseases and Accidents, Prevention, a founder of a new direction in Occupational Medicine “Sports Occupational Medicine”

Milena TABANSKA

E-mail: milena_tabanka@abv.bg
Phone: + 35929432542
Current professional position: Ass. Prof. of Department Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University-Sofia
Education: MD and Internal Medicine specialist
Areas of interest: Links between Occupational Medicine and General Practitioners, a founder of a new direction in Occupational Medicine Interaction between Occupational Medicine and Clinical Medicine, Risk Assessment, Mental stress management, Ergonomics, Physical activity and prevention of the Occupational Diseases and Accidents, Workplace health promotion and well-being, Occupational Diseases.

Nevena TZACHEVA

E-mail: ntzacheva@yahoo.com
Phone: + 35929432542
Current professional position: Vice Dean, Head of the Department Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Medical University-Sofia
Chairperson of the Bulgarian Academic Society on Labor Medicine to the Association of Scientific Medical Institutions in Bulgaria; Chief Editor since 2013 of Magazine “Health Policy and Management” issued by FPH, MU Sofia; Member of the National Association of Health Policy and Management; Chairperson of the Commission for “Health Policy and Healthcare” CC of BAC; Member of Bulgarian National Medical Academy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and Arts and of Interdisciplinary Civil Academy; Member of Editorial Board of “Medical Meridians” Magazine, Expert in Commission for Healthcare and Social Politics in Capital Municipality and member of the Public Councils in the 42nd NA, ass. member of the Public Councils in the 43nd NA, Head of the Nacional Register for Professional Diseases 2000-2008.
Education: MD, PhD, ScD, Professor of Occupational Medicine, Social Medicine, Professional Diseases
Areas of interest: Occupational Health and Safety law and policy, Professional Diseases , Training of Occupational Medicine, Risk Assessment, Teachers’ Health and Safety at Work

Burkina Faso

Martin ZOUNGRANA

E-mail: zoungranam@yahoo.fr
Phone: (+226) 76 63 93 60
Current professional position: inspecteur du travail, spécialiste en sécurité-Hygiène-Environnement-Qualité industriels
Past professional positions and awards: Directeur des relations et des normes internationales du travail
Education: Master Sécurité-Hygiène-Environnement-Qualité industriels; Diplôme cycle A (Bac+5) en administration du travail et des lois sociales, DEA de physique (énergie).
Areas of interest: prévention des risques professionnels et industriels

Canada

Katherine LIPPEL

E-mail: klippel@uottawa.ca
Phone: 01-613-562-5800 ext. 3261
Fax: 01-613-562-5321
Current professional position: Professor of Law, University of Ottawa; Chairholder, Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health and Safety Law (2006-present)
Past professional positions: Professor of Law, Université du Québec à Montréal (1982-2006)
Awards: Member of the Royal Society of Canada (since 2010); University of Ottawa Award for Excellence in Research (2010); Centrale des syndicats du Québec, Prix Mérite 2009; Canadian Association of Law Teachers Award for Academic Excellence (2005); Fondantion du Barreau du Québec, Award for best monograph in law (1991-1992) for the book Le stress au travail: L’indemnisation des atteintes à la santé en droit québécois, canadien et américain, Éditions Yvon Blais, Cowansville, 1992
Education: LL.L. (1977), LLM (1983), Member of the Québec Bar (since 1978)
Areas of interest: Occupational health and safety law and policy; Workers’ compensation and sickness insurance law and policy; Gender issues related to occupational health and safety; Precarious Employment and occupational health and safety law and policy; Migrants and occupational health and safety law and policy

Chile

Enrique PÉREZ

E-mail: eperezmendoza@gmail.com
Phone: (56-9)99982158; (56-2) 26879085
Current professional position: Asesor del Área Legislativa de Subsecretaría de Previsión Social ; Perito en Prevención de Riesgos y Ergonomía de Corte de Apelaciones de Santiago ; Profesor del Diplomado en Administración de Personal y Relaciones Laborales, FACEA - Universidad de Chile ; Consultor Externo O.I.T.
Past professional positions and awards: Subjefe del Departamento de Atención de Usuarios- Dirección del Trabajo; Asesor del Departamento de Relaciones Laborales – Dirección del Trabajo; Jefe de Unidad de Condiciones y Medio Ambiente de Trabajo – Dirección del Trabajo; Fiscalizador del Trabajo – Dirección del Trabajo; Relator en cursos de legislación laboral y de seguridad y salud en el trabajo; Presidente Asociación de Profesionales – Dirección del Trabajo – Región Metropolitana.
Education: Ingeniero en Prevención de Riesgos y Medio Ambiente; Máster en Ergonomía; Experto en Seguridad Minera; Auditor Líder OHSAS 18.001; Especialización en Inspección del Trabajo y de Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo.
Areas of interest: Gestión Preventiva de Riesgos Laborales; Formación de competencias en seguridad y salud en el trabajo; ergonomia; legislación en seguridad y salud en el trabajo; inspección del trabajo; riesgos psicosociales.

China

Yinzi DONG

E-mail: dongyinzi@gmail.com
Past professional positions and awards: Consultant at International Labour Organization; Assistant Examiner at World Intellectual Property Organization
Education: Master of International Human Rights Law and International Labour Rights
Areas of interest: Human Rights Law; International Labour Rights; Occupational Safety and Health; International Law; International Migration

Mankui LI

E-mail: limankui@swupl.edu.cn; limankui@gmail.com (preferred)
Phone: 86 139 83235800
Fax: 86 23 6725 8673
Current professional position: Lecturer, School of Economic Law ; Research Fellow, Center for Labour and Worklife Law, Southwest University of Political Science and Law, China;
Past professional positions and awards: Visiting Researcher, University of Ottawa, Canada;
Education: Bachelor of Law, Southwest University of Political Science and Law, China; Master of Laws (Labour), Southwest University of Political Science and Law, China; Master of Laws (General), University of Missouri- Kansas City, U.S.A; PhD in Law, Southwest University of Political Science and Law, China; (expected July 2014)
Areas of interest: Occupational health and law, workers’ compensation, labour and employment law

Finland

Tanja YLITÖYRÄ

Email: tanja.ylitoyra@stm.fi
Current professional position: Senior Officer, Legal Affairs at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Past professional positions and awards: Senior Officer, Legal Affairs at the Ministry of the Environment, Lawyer at the Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (Uusimaa)
Education: Master of Laws, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Business Administration
Areas of interest: occupational safety and health, collective agreements

Antti JANAS

Email: antti.janas@stm.fi
Current professional position: Director, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Education: Master of Laws, Master in European Law and Economics
Areas of interest: Occupational safety and health

France

Loïc LEROUGE 

E-mail: loic.lerouge@u-bordeaux.fr
Phone: +33556848542
Fax: +33556848512
Current professional position: First class Research Fellow at French National Centre for Scientific Research; member the Centre for Comparative Labour and Social Security Law (COMPTRASEC UMR 5114, CNRS-University of Bordeaux)
Education: PhD (University of Nantes); habilitation to supervise research (“habilitation à diriger des recherches (HDR)”) (University of Bordeaux)
Areas of interest: Comparative Labour Law - Mental Health at Work - Psychosocial Factors at Work - Bullying - Mobbing - Harassment - Interdisciplinarity; Researcher in the field of comparative legal approach of psychosocial risks factors and hazards at work.

Greece

Vasileios KONIARIS

Email: koniar@uom.edu.gr
Current professional position: Ph.D. Candidate Department of International and European Studies, University of Macedonia
Past professional positions and awards: Researcher Industrial Relations, University of Macedonia Thessaloniki, Greece
Education: BA International and European Studies University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki Greece, MSc. Accounting and Finance, University of Macedonia, Master in General Management Vlerick Management School
Areas of interest: European Industrial Relations - European Works Councils

India

Miriam CHINNAPPA

E-mail: Chinnappa.miriam@gmail.com
Phone: +66 0895 11 3906
Current professional position: International Justice Expert

Manojna YELURI

Current professional position: Legal Researcher

Italy

ADAPT - Association for International and Comparative Studies in the field of Labour law and Industrial relations

Name: Michele Tiraboschi
Email: tiraboschi@unimore.it
Current professional position: ADAPT Scientific Coordinator
Website: www.adapt.it

Lebanon

Lynn ITANI

E-mail: lynn.a.itani@gmail.com
Phone: +961-3-942620
Current professional position: Research Associate
Past professional positions and awards: Consultant at International Labour Organisation
Education: Master in Public Health, Bachelor of Science in Biology
Areas of interest: Labour and employment laws; intentional labour rights; health and safety management at the workplace; psychosocial hazards at the workplace; child labour; migrant and gender issues in relation to occupational health

Mauritius

Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training - Occupational Safety and Health Division

Phone: +2302072600

Portugal

Maria de Fátima PISCO

E-mail: maria007.pisco@gmail.com
Phone: 00351968753587
Current professional position: Labour inspector at Authority for Working Conditions
Past professional positions and awards: Head of Unit (central coordination of labour inspection activity); Responsible for two local units of Labour Inspectorate /Authority for Working Conditions
Education: Law degree (Law School, University of Coimbra); training courses related to occupational health and safety
Areas of interest: Labour law; working conditions / safety and health; social dialogue; labour inspection; psychosocial hazards.

Manuel Maduro ROXO

E-mail: manuelmroxo@gmail.com
Phone: 00351917363660
Current professional position: Deputy General Labour Inspector at Authority for Working Conditions
Past professional positions and awards: Labour inspector at Authority for Working Conditions, Responsible for local units of Labour Inspectorate /Authority for Working Conditions
Education: Master in labour Law, Post-graduate in labour sciences (University Institute of Lisbon - ISCTE-IUL); Law degree (Law School, University of Coimbra).
Areas of interest: Labour law; working conditions, health and safety; social dialogue; labour inspection, industrial relations.

Singapore

Ministry of Manpower, Occupational Safety and Health Division

Website: http://www.mom.gov.sg

Spain

Helena PEREZ

Current professional position: Consultant
Email: perezh@improvingworklife.es
Areas of interest: international labour law, capacity building, corporate social responsibility, working conditions, conflict management, labour inspection

Iván WILLIAMS JIMÉNEZ

E-mail: ivan.williams78@gmail.com ivan.williams@game.es
Phone: +34 636 129 592
Current professional position: Health and Safety advisor (Game Retail) ; Phd Student researcher at UC3M (University Carlos III Madrid) ; International affairs at Health and Safety professionals organisation (PRL Innovacion)
Past professional positions and awards: Health and Safety advisor; Health and Safety manager. Contributor at ENETOSH, EUROSHNET.
Education: Law PhD researcher student UC3M; Health and Safety Master. Human Resources Master. Labour Sciences/Relations Degree.
Areas of interest: EU Labour Law, International legal research, Health and Safety comparate Law, Corporate Social Responsability, Work relations, Health and Safety certification, standardization, OHSAS 18001, Human Rights, Experts networking, Project management, Funding proposals/calls

South Africa

Letlhokwa George MPEDI

E-mail: lgmpedi@uj.ac.za
Phone: +27 (0) 11 559 3813
Fax: +27 (0) 11 559 2049
Current professional position: Professor (Law) and Director: Centre for International and Comparative Labour and Social Security Law (University of Johannesburg)
Past professional positions and awards: Research Fellow: Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Policy (Munich)
Education: LLD
Areas of interest: Health and Safety, Unemployment Insurance, Social Protection, Social Policy, and Labour Law

Suriname

Glenn PIROE

E-mail: glennpiroe@gmail.com
Phone: +597 8923002
Current professional position: Head International Affairs, Ministry of Labour; Lecturer (International Labour Standards) Suriname Labour College (SIVIS)
Past professional positions and awards: part time labour law professor (2 semesters 2008) Anton de Kom University of Suriname (Law Faculty)
Education: Law (Masters: LLM), Anton de Kom University of Suriname
Areas of interest: labour law, international labour standards, workers’ rights, workers’ education, community development, youth development

Thailand

Wisanti LAOHAUDOMCHOK

E-mail: wisanti.l@labour.mail.go.th
Phone: +66 2 448 8338
Fax: +66 2 448 9175
Current professional position: Labour Specialist - Professional Level, Bureau of Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Labour Protection and Welfare – Ministry of Labour, Thailand
Past professional positions: Labour Specialist (National Institute for the Improvement of Working Conditions and Environment, Ministry of Labour, Thailand); Technical Public Health Officer, (Ministry of Public Health, Thailand)
Education: Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) conc. Occupational Health (Harvard University, Boston, MA, U.S.A.); Master of Science (M.S.) in Industrial Health (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.); Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Public Health (Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand)
Awards: High Performance and Potential Government Officer (HiPPS) - Evaluated and selected by the Department of Labour Protection and Welfare and the Civil Service Commission of Thailand (2013)
Affiliations: Occupational Health and Safety at Work Association of Thailand (OHSWA); Ergonomics Society of Thailand (EST); Safety and Health at Work Promotion Association of Thailand (SHAWPAT); Department of Occupational Health and Safety, Faculty of Public Health,
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Areas of interest: Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, Exposure Assessment, Biomarkers, Ergonomics, Safety in Nanotechnology

the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Milan PETKOVSKI

E-mail: petkovski.milan@gmail.com
Phone: +389 75 74 74 74
Current professional position: Occupational Safety and Health Consultant
Past professional positions and awards: President of the Macedonian Occupational Safety and Health Association; Member and Secretary of the Macedonian National Occupational Safety and Health Council; Co-Founder of the European Society of Safety Engineers; Co-Founder and Board Member of the Kosovar Occupational Safety and Health Association; Co-founder and Board Member of the Occupational Safety and Health and Fire Safety Branch within Macedonian Chamber of Architects and Engineers; Occupational safety and health and Fire Safety Consultant in Telecommunication Industry; Occupational safety and health and Fire Safety Consultant for the ILO, EBRD and World Bank; Team lead and Occupational Safety and Health Auditor of the National Social Audit team; OHSAS 18001:2007 Lead Team Auditor
Education: Graduated Occupational Safety and Health Engineer, Masters in Working Environment
Areas of interest: Occupational safety and health management; Legal framework of the occupational safety and health; Ergonomics; Fire safety; IT in occupational safety and health

the Russian Federation

Elena SYCHENKO

Email: e.sychenko@mail.ru
Current professional position: associate professor, Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University
Past professional positions and awards: senior lecturer, State Institute of Economics, Finance, Law and Technology
Education: Saint Petersburg State University (LLM, with honour), University of Catania (PhD)
Areas of interest: labour law, human rights law

MIkhail KHARITONOV

Email: m_kharitonov@mail.ru
Current professional position: associate professor, Saint Petersburg State University; attorney
Past professional positions and awards: Advisor of the Constitutional foundations of public law Department at the Russian Federation Constitutional Court.
Education: Saint Petersburg State University (with honour), PhD.
Areas of interest: labour law

Togo

Irénée Komi Mawunam VIAGBO

E-mail: ireneoviagbo@yahoo.fr
Phone: 00228 90 16 27 05
Fax: 00228 22 20 25 70
Current professional position: Directeur des études, de la recherche et des statistiques à la Direction Générale du Travail, Togo
Past professional positions and awards: Inspecteur du Travail et des Lois Sociales
Education: DEA en Sociologie, Diplôme du Cycle III en Administration du Travail et des Lois Sociales
Areas of interest: Inspection du travail, droit du travail et de la sécurité sociale, relations professionnelles, protection social, sécurité et santé au travail, normes internationales du travail

Uganda

Yusuf KATULA MATOVU

E-mail: ykmkat@yahoo.com 
Phone: +256 (0)772 641 177
Curent professional position: Principal General Safety Inspector 
Education: Industrial Chemistry 
Areas of interest: Occupational safety and health law and policy, ergonomics, nanotechnology

United Kingdom

Andrea PRINCE

E-mail: prince@ilo.org
Phone: 0041 22799 6194
Current professional position: Technical Officer, ILO Enterprises Department, SCORE Project
Past professional positions and awards: Legal Data Analyst, ILO (LEGOSH); Training Officer for Conditions of Work, ILO; International Consultant (Various); Regional Solicitor, National Union of Teachers; Senior Litigation Solicitor, Surrey County Council
Education: Law, Public Relations
Areas of interest: Labour law; working conditions/ safety and health; social dialogue; enterprise development and productivity

Viet Nam

National Institute of Labour Protection (NILP)

Address: 99 Tran Quoc Toan Str., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi, Vietnam
Phone: (84-4) 38222948 or (84-4) 85856260 Fax: (84-4) 3 8221503
Website: www.nilp.vn 
Email: VTNILP@nilp.vn or vienbaoholaodong@nilp.vn
Scope of activities: OSH, environmental protection, occupational health, working environment monitoring, etc.
Functions and tasks:
1. Tasks designated by the State:
  • To research for development and application of science and technology on OSH,
  • To build and assess the criteria on OSH, environment impacts and working conditions of workers, to prepare the standards on OSH,
  • To build and develop the scientific and technological capacity of the Institute to meet the development requirements of science and technology in the field of labour protection.
2. Tasks designated by Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL):
  • To assist VGCL to participate with the Government agencies in formulating the policies, regulations and legal documents on OSH,
  • To apply measures of organization, management, guidance and inspection on OSH within Trade Union system.
3. To provide information, consultancy, promotion , training and knowledge improvement on OSH.
4. To undertake services and international co-operations on OSH and Environmental Protection.