Occupational safety and health country profile: Oman

 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

  1. 2009

    National profile

    Commissioned with the objective of assessing the OSH situation in terms of available data and intervention at the national level. Within the framework of the ILO Decent Work Country Programme for Oman (2009-2011), this profile is part of the provided technical assistance.

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

    The principles, objectives and policies of the Ministry of Manpower have stressed the need to draft required programs and plans to protect manpower against work risks, work injures and occupational diseases.

    1. Ministry of Manpower
      Occupational Safety and Health Department
    2. Ministry of Health - Department of Environmental and Occupational Health