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  1. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prime Ministerial Decree No. 61/M.W. regarding granting workers in the private sector, regulated under the Basic Law on State Employees No. 50/2004, compensation of up to 5% of the monthly wage for hazards they encounter during their work.

    Adoption: 2008-08-06 | Date of entry into force: 2008-09-01 | SYR-2008-R-81017

    This Decree describes the dangerous elements and conditions for which workers may receive compensation such as: exposure to cancerous radiations, working in mines etc.

  2. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Law, Act

    Presidential Decree No. 346 on dangerous cancer causing occupations.

    Adoption: 2006-09-07 | Date of entry into force: 2006-10-19 | SYR-2006-L-78784

    Defines "dangerous diseases" and provides a table of chemical products having a direct proven link with cancer.
    Provides compensation rates for occupational cancer cases.

  3. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Resolution No. 1322 of 2005 creating the Disaster Management Support Centre. - Act on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2005-03-20 | SYR-2005-M-83631

    The aim of this Resolution is to create the Disaster Management Support Centre and its departments, and to define their duties. This Resolution is composed of 7 articles. Article 1 decrees that the Centre shall be placed under the control of the Council of Ministries. Article 2 defines functions and duties of the Centre which shall include: (a) creation of a database for probable disasters; (b) development of plans to control the impact of disasters; (c) capacity building of specialists and technical cadres; (d) response to probable disasters; (e) monitoring of disasters; (f) coordination between the different competent authorities for the choice of appropriate means to respond to disasters; (g) education about large disasters; (h) preparation of studies related to alternative lodging and accommodation; and (i) disaster impact assessments. Article 3 addresses functions and duties of the departments. Article 4 subdivides the Centre into the following departments: Planning and Training; Research; Analysis and Assessment; Information and Database; Communication and Coordination; and Administrative Affairs. Articles 5-7 pertain to the subdivision and management of the departments.

  4. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Legislative Decree No. 64 of 2005 on the protection against ionizing radiations. - Decree on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2005 | SYR-2005-R-83632

    This Decree lays down requirements for the protection against ionizing radiations. The present Decree is composed of 5 Chapters divided into 28 articles. Chapter 1 deals with terms and definitions. Chapter 2 defines the scope of application. Chapter 3 provides for the following matters: protection responsibilities against ionizing radiations; safety and security; transportation and emission of radioactive materials; transfer of possession or exploitation of radiation sources to other persons; and introduction of used and consumed radioactive materials into Syria. Chapter 4 pertains to the Control Authority and to its functions and duties. Chapter 5 contains offences and penalties.

  5. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Resolution No. 67 on the air quality standards and maximum consented limits for air pollution. - Resolution on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2003-07-05 | SYR-2003-M-83637

    The aim of this Resolution is to fight air pollution. It's composed of 4 articles, 7 Lists and 1 Annex. This Resolution provides for the Syrian Standardization and Metrology for: air quality; maximum consented limits for water pollution caused by industrial drainage; maximum consented limits for air pollution at the pollution source; and classification of hazardous solid industrial waste and for industrial operations producing hazardous solid waste. The adoption of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards aims at the definition of the Maximum Consented Limit (MCL) for pollutants in the air in order to realize the following objectives: prevention and control of pollution; protection of the public health and environment; collection and publication of a pollutants database; comparison between air pollutant's concentration levels with the National Ambient Air Quality Standards; and, protection of air quality. List I contains the National Ambient Air Quality Standards related to SO2, NO2, O3, CO, Pb, TSP, PM-10, C6H6 and Benzo[a] Pyrene). List II provides for maximum limits of pollution discharge in the water. List III deals with maximum emission limits of air pollution parameter sources. List IV classifies hazardous waste containing more than 50mg/kg of the aforementioned elements. List V classifies the hazardous waste containing more than 5000mg/kg of the aforementioned elements. List VI classifies hazardous waste containing more than 20000 mg/kg of the aforesaid elements. List VII contains the hazardous waste containing more than 50000mg/kg of the aforesaid elements. Annex 1 contains the list of industries producing hazardous solid waste.

  6. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 112/99 regulating protection against ionising radiation.

    Adoption: 1999-02-03 | SYR-1999-R-57272

    Made under Act No. 12 of 1976 on the creation of the Atomic Energy Commission. Covers protection measures and safe handling of radioactive materials.

  7. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 41 of the Ministry of Higher Education to grant compensation to workers of the Institute of Nuclear Medicine as a result of the nature of their work.

    Adoption: 1998-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-13 | SYR-1998-R-54051

    Provides for compensation for workers for their exposure to radiation.

  8. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 6514 of 1997 [concerning the creation of a Commission for Atomic Energy].

    Adoption: 1997-12-08 | SYR-1997-R-57578

    Provides for the establishment of an Energy Commission. The Commission shall be responsible for implementing measures in the area of radiation protection. Defines powers and duties of the Commission.

  9. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté No. 398 du 9 mai 1991 du ministre des Affaires sociales et du Travail

    Adoption: 1991-05-09 | SYR-1991-R-29622

    Guide traitant de l'incapacité résultant des accidents du travail et des maladies professionnelles ainsi que de l'incapacité totale permanente due à des causes naturelles. Annule le précédent guide établi par l'arrêté no 1162 du 31 décembre 1962.

  10. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Avis No. 60 du Conseil d'Etat du 7 juin 1989 énonçant que les personnes atteintes d'une incapacité partielle , auxquelles est servie une pension de retraite, ont droit à une allocation familiale dans une proportion équivalente à la proportion de leur incapacité.

    Adoption: 1989-06-07 | SYR-1989-M-8776

  11. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 515 of the Minister of Social Affairs and Labour, to add two new substances to the table of carcinogenic substances responsible for occupational cancer.

    Adoption: 1981-05-09 | SYR-1981-R-10973

    Wood and leather work.

  12. Syrian Arab Republic - Protection against particular hazards - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 1112, to make provision for the protection of workers against the danger of ionising radiations.

    Adoption: 1973-12-19 | SYR-1973-R-15653


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