Occupational safety and health country profile: Peru

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.).

  2. Other rules and standards

    in Spanish

Policies and programmes

  1. 2014-2017

    National programme

    in Spanish

  2. 2013

    National policy

    in Spanish

  3. 2015

    Management system policy

    in Spanish

    Housing, construction and sanitation sector

  4. 2007

    Profile of the Andean Subregion

    in Spanish

    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 legislation

    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

  1. Responsible authorities

    in Spanish

    The National Council for Safety and Health at Work is created and defined as the highest advisory instance on OSH. It is tripartite in nature and attached to the Labour and Employment Promotion Sector of the Ministry of Labour and Promotion of Employment.
    The Labour Inspectorate is responsible to make sure that there is an accurate compliance with OSH legislation.



    Occupational injuries

    Database of labour statistics

    Contains annual data collected mainly through the ILO yearly questionnaire. It covers a wide range of topics including occupational injuries.

  2. Ministerio de Trabajo y Promoción del Empleo, Oficina de Estadística

    Notificaciones de accidentes de trabajo, incidentes peligrosos y enfermedades ocupacionales

    Boletín Estadisíco Mensual

Information and advisory services

  1. ILO-CIS centre

  2. Knowledge and research bodies

    in Spanish