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Name: Order No.116 of 1991 of the Ministry of Manpower and Training, to provide for enterprise occupational safety and health administration and training authorities.
Country: Egypt
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1991-08-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Al-Waqa'i Al-Misriya, 1991-09-01, Vol. 196, pp. 21-32
ISN: EGY-1991-R-33859
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=33859&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Al-Waqa'i Al-Misriya, 1991-09-01, Vol. 196, pp. 21-32
English translation (Call No. 100A421), 1999-91, The Middle East Library for Economic Services, Cairo, Egypt, pp. 83-94
Abstract/Citation: All enterprises employing 50 or more workers are required to set up an adequately staffed occupational safety and health service responsible, inter alia, for inspection; ensuring that safety and health standards are met in respect of machinery and buildings; recording industrial accidents; participating in the formulation of safety and health training programmes for workers; and participating in meetings of the occupational safety and health commissions to be set up under the Order. These commissions must be composed of the employer or managing director of the enterprise, the heads of the main production departments, the civil defence officer, the enterprise physician - if one has been appointed, and a number of workers' representatives equal to half the total membership of each commission. The Order contains a chapter on special training requirements for enteprise safety and health personnel.

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