Occupational safety and health country profile: Dominica
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
National Plan for the Development of Workers Health
Highlights several factors that hinder the efficient promotion and enforcement of OSH. Issues for concern include the lack of protective equipment and clothing for workers and an absence of appropriate monitoring of equipment, poor engineering controls, poor ergonomic practices, and unsatisfactory physical working conditions.
National Asbestos Management Plan
Laws and regulations
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.
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
The monitoring of working conditions is undertaken by the Labor Division and the Environmental Health Department. An Advisory Committee on Safety and Health was established under the Employment Safety Act in 1997.
Database of labour statistics
Contains annual data collected mainly through the ILO yearly questionnaire. It covers a wide range of topics including occupational injuries.