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Name: Working Environment and Health and Safety in the Workplace Act, as amended through to 1992-12-00
Country: Iceland
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1981-01-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 34 p.
ISN: ISL-1981-L-35193
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=35193&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Printed separately, 34 p.
Abstract/Citation: Governs safety and health activities within enterprises. Establishes duties to be fulfilled by employees; employers; foremen; those selling, installing, repairing and designing machinery, instruments, tool and other equipment for use in enterprises; and by contractors. Also deals in this context with hours of work, employment of children and young people, and health protection through medical and other examinations, and provides for a system of administration of occupational safety and health.
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