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Access to the official government agencies responsible for the country's occupational safety laws.

Intl Countries » Australia

References from government and business entities in Australia

OHS: Safe Work Australia [209] ?

National body responsible for occupational health and safety in Australia

OHS: Workcover Tasmania Workplace Health & Safety [8534] ?

Employer occupational health and safety requirements for Tasmania

OHS: WorkSafe in Western Australia [1546] ?

Online information service provided by WorkSafe Western Australia

Victorian WorkCover Authority [9729] ?

The manager of Victoria's workplace safety system

Intl Countries » Bulgaria

References from government and business entities in Bulgaria

OHS: Bulgarian Department of Labour Inspection [25484] ?

Enforces workplace safety requirements in Bulgaria

Intl Countries » Canada

Canada - References from government and business entities

Occupational Health and Safety - Ontario [157] ?

Canadian health and safety guidelines, engineering data sheets, alerts and information bulletins

Occupational Safety and Health Division - Nova Scotia [15922] ?

Responsible for workplace safety in Nova Scotia

OHS: Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety [369] ?

CCOHS - Canada's national resource for occupational health and safety information

OHS: Workplace Health & Safety Program - Canada [5289] ?

Federal government program responsible for workplace safety and health

Workplace Safety & Health Division - Manitoba [191] ?

Responsible for workplace safety for the government of Manitoba, Canada

Intl Countries » Cyprus

References from government and business entities in Cyprus

OHS: Safety and Health at Work - Cyprus [37402] ?

Information from the Department of Labour Inspection

Intl Countries » Denmark

References from government and business entities in Denmark

OHS: Danish National Institute of Occupational Health [13969] ?

Responsible for occupational health in Denmark

OHS: Danish Working Environment Authority [25499] ?

Information about workplace safety and health requirements in Denmark

Intl Countries » Estonia

References from government and business entities in Estonia

OH&S: Estonian Occupational Health & Safety Information [25477] ?

Information on occupational health and safety in Estonia

Intl Countries » European Union

References from government and business entities about European Union

OHS: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work [2853] ?

European Commission Agency responsible for workplace safety and health

Intl Countries » Finland

References from government and business entities in Finland

OHS: Finish Institute of Occupational Health [23359] ?

Concerned with matters related to occupational safety and health in Finland

OHS: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health [4343] ?

Promotion of occupational health & safety and elimination of occupational health hazards

Intl Countries » France

References from government and business entities in France

OHS: INRS National Research and Safety Institute [4364] ?

Conducts study and research programmes to improve the health and safety of workers

Intl Countries » Germany

References from government and business entities in Germany

OHS: Federal Association for Occupational Safety and Health - Germany [4393] ?

German institutions dealing with occupational safety and health

OHS: Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Germany [14704] ?

Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance (IFA)

Intl Countries » Greece

References from government and business entities in Greece

OHS: Greece Occupational Health and Safety [25502] ?

Information about workplace safety and health requirements in Greece

Intl Countries » Hong Kong

References from government and business entities in Hong Kong

OHS: Hong Kong Occupational Safety & Health Divisions [4371] ?

Access to the four divisions of Occupational Safety & Health

OHS: Hong Kong Occupational Safety and Health Council [4398] ?

Responsible for workplace safety and health in Hong Kong

Intl Countries » Hungary

References from government and business entities in Hungary

OHS: Hungarian Focal Point for Safety and Health at Work [25487] ?

Information on safety and health at work in Hungary

Intl Countries » Iceland

References from government and business entities in Iceland

OHS: Administration of Occupational Safety and Health in Iceland [25479] ?

Responsible for enforcing occupational safety and health legislation in Iceland

Intl Countries » India

References from government and business entities in India

OHS: Ministry of Labour - Government of India - Industrial Safety and Health [17848] ?

Directorate General, Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes (DGFASLI) laws

Intl Countries » Ireland

References from government and business entities in Ireland

OHS: Health & Safety Authority of Ireland [4338] ?

Department of Enterprise and Employment unit responsible for workplace safety

Intl Countries » Israel

References from government and business entities in Israel

OHS: Israel Institute for Occupational Safety and Hygiene [25860] ?

Israel's national public institution concerned with the workplace safety and health

Intl Countries » Italy

References from government and business entities in Italy

OHS: Italian Focal Point for Health and Safety at Work [25503] ?

Provides information about workplace safety requirements in Italy

OHS: Occupational Health and Safety - Italy [13961] ?

Responsible for promulgating and enforcing workplace safety regulations in Italy

Intl Countries » Japan

References from government and business entities in Japan

OHS: Industrial Safety and Health Department - Japan [4401] ?

Located within the Labour Standards Bureau - responsible for occupational safety and health

OHS: Japan Industrial Safety & Health Association [4375] ?

Responsible for workplace safety and health in Japan

OHS: National Institute of Industrial Safety - Japan [4402] ?

Japanese government body that conducts research in industrial accidents and prevention

Intl Countries » Korea

References from government and business entities in Korea

OSH: Korea Occupational Safety and Health [17863] ?

Responsible for workplace safety in Korea

Intl Countries » Latvia

References from government and business entities in Latvia

OHS: Latvian Focal Point of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work [25489] ?

Information related to occupational safety and health in Latvia

Intl Countries » Malaysia

References from government and business entities in Malaysia

OHS: Malaysia Department of Occupational Safety & Health [23548] ?

Responsible for workplace safety laws in Malaysia

Intl Countries » Malta

References from government and business entities in Malta

OHS: Maltese Focal Point of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work [25492] ?

Promote occupational health and safety in Malta

Intl Countries » Netherlands

References from government and business entities in Netherlands

OHS: Dutch Focal Point for the Safety and Health at Work [25505] ?

Information about workplace safety requirements in the Netherlands

Intl Countries » Norway

References from government and business entities in Norway

OHS: Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority [25482] ?

Responsible for workplace safety and health laws in Norway

Intl Countries » Philippines

References from government and business entities in Philippines

OHS: Philippines Occupational Safety and Health Center [25630] ?

Part of the Labor Dept responsible for workplace safety and health

Intl Countries » Poland

References from government and business entities in Poland

OHS: Central Institute for Labour Protection - Poland [4368] ?

Governmental scientific research body for occupational safety and ergonomics

Intl Countries » Portugal

References from government and business entities in Portugal

OHS: Portuguese National Focal Point for Health and Safety at Work [25506] ?

Information about workplace safety requirements in Portugal

Intl Countries » Singapore

References from government and business entities in Singapore

OHS: Occupational Safety and Health Division - Singapore [4374] ?

Responsible for workplace safety and health in Singapore

Intl Countries » Slovenia

References from government and business entities in Slovenia

OHS: Slovenian Labour Inspectorate [37916] ?

Responsible for occupational health and safety laws

OHS: Slovenian National Information Network for Safety and Health at Work [25495] ?

Information on workpalce safety and health requirements in Slovenia

Intl Countries » Sweden

References from government and business entities in Sweden

OHS: The Swedish Work Environment Authority [11383] ?

The central administrative authority for questions relating to the working environment &working hrs

Intl Countries » Switzerland

References from government and business entities in Switzerland

OHS: Swiss Occupational Safety and Health at Work [25483] ?

Information on occupational health and safety in Switzerland and links to important relevant government departments

Intl Countries » United Kingdom

References from government and business entities in United Kingdom

Northern Ireland Health and Safety Executive [25509] ?

Responsible for workplace safety in Northern Ireland

OHS: Health & Safety Executive - United Kingdom [2601] ?

Purpose is to ensure that risks to health and safety from work activities are properly controlled

Intl Countries » Vietnam

References from government and business entities in Vietnam

OHS: Vietnam Dept of Work Safety [17846] ?

Part of the Ministry of Labour

USA Government » Center for Disease

Access to the programs and offices of the US Centers for Disease Control

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [221] ?

Conducts research and makes recommendations for prevention of workplace injuries

USA Government » Labor

Departments and agencies of the US Department of Labor

Mine Safety and Health Administration [259] ?

Promulgates US regulations to prevent mining accidents

Occupational Safety & Health Administration [1088] ?

Promulgates and enforces US occupational safety and health standards






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