Occupational safety and health country profile: Uruguay
Uruguay ratifies the Safety and Health in Mines Convention, 1995 (No. 176)
Uruguay has ratified 15 occupational safety and health (OSH) Conventions and the Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations has taken note, with interest, of the intense activity on the part of the sectoral tripartite Committees dealing with OSH. The ratification by Uruguay of this Convention brings to 109 the total number of Conventions ratified by the country.
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 Southern Cone
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay
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
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