Occupational safety and health country profile: Ecuador
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
Profile of the Andean Subregion
Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela
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 law states an Inter-institutional OSH Committee that must coordinate the enforcement of actions of all public sector bodies with responsibilities in labour risk prevention to comply with the law and the OSH regulations.
The Ministry of Labour must monitor the compliance with occupational safety and health law.
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
Knowledge and research bodies
The mission of the Directorate is to conduct studies, investigations, draft policies, rules and technical tools in the field of labour and employment, supported by statistical information.