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Name: Law on Occupational Safety (Labour Protection).
Country: Latvia
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2001-06-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Zinotajs, 2001-08-09, No. 15, p. 241-251
ISN: LVA-2001-L-60600
Bibliography: Zinotajs, 2001-08-09, No. 15, p. 241-251
Unofficial English translation, 2001, Translation and Terminology Centre, Latvia
Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in English Valsts Valodas Centrs [National Centre for Languages], PDF of Law as amended to 2010 PDF of Law as amended to 2010 (consulted on 2011-11-21)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for safety and health protection of employees at work. Also regulates obligations, rights and mutual relations between employer, employees and their representatives, and State institutions. Divided into 5 parts. Part 1 contains general provisions. Part 2 provides for obligations and rights of employers; Part 3 for obligations and rights of employees and trusted representatives. Part 4 deals with competence of State and local governments in the field of labour protection. Part 5 regulates supervision, control and liability.
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