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Législation nationale sur le droit du travail, la sécurité sociale et les droits de la personne

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Nom: Act No. I-266 of 26 July 1994 on labour protection [occupational safety], as amended up 2000.
Pays: Lituanie
Sujet(s): Sécurité et santé au travail
Type de loi: Loi
Adopté le: 1994-11-03
Entry into force:
ISN: LTU-1994-L-41601
Lien: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=41601&p_lang=fr
Bibliographie: Parliamentary record, 1994-07, pp. 1-32
English translation (consolidation of 2000) English translation (consolidation of 2000) Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, Lithuania
Résumé/Citation: Chapter 1: General Provisions (basic definitions, object of the Law on labour protection, right of employees to work safely and application of the law). Chapter 2: Regulation of Labour Protection. Establishes the Commission of labour protection according to the tripartite principal and the Labour protection fund, to implement preventive measures of labour protection, to inform society, and to finance the work of the Commission. States the right of trade unions to defend the interests of their members in the workplace. Provides for the structure of labour protection and medical services in enterprises. Establishes labour protection committees, comprising of an equal number of employers and representatives of employee trade unions. Chapter 3: Requirements for working environment, workplaces, jobs, and industrial living conditions (labour means, supervision, obligatory health examinations, suspension of labour, material requirements). Chapter 4: Duties and rights of employers and employees (instructing and certification of employees in labour protection, protective equipment, organization of medical services). Chapter 5: Work and Rest Time (work hours, night work and overtime work). Chapter 6: Work of Minors, Women and Persons with Limited Functional capacity. Defines the work privileges to be applied to persons from 14 to 18 year of age, as well as to women, including pregnant women and women who are raising children. Chapter 7: Evaluation and Compensation of Labour Protection (classification and characteristics of work conditions, compensations and guarantees for employees working under harmful and hazardous work conditions). Chapter 8: Accidents, Occupational diseases. Provides for a classification and protection of statements of the investigation of accidents and occupational diseases. Chapter 9: Economic Means and Liability. Employers shall be required to insure their employees against accidents. Economic sanctions may be applied to the enterprise not fulfilling its obligations in matters of labour protection. Provides for rules regarding health compensation for employees, relief for deaths caused by labour accidents and administrative penalties for violations of standard acts on labour protection. Chapter 10: Final Regulations (control of labour protection, procedure for the investigation of disagreements, registration and reporting of labour protection and international cooperation).
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