Lecture 2_Legal framework in the field of OHS.ppt

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LEGAL FRAMEWORK OF THE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY 1 Lecture #2
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Legal framework in the field of OH&S: The main law of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan (adopted by the nationwide referendum on August 30, 1995). The Constitution seals every citizen’s rights and obligations. Section 2 of Article 24 of the Constitution “everyone has the right to labor conditions that meet the requirements of safety and hygiene, to remuneration for work without any discrimination and to social security against unemployment”. 2
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Legal framework in the field of OH&S: The Labor Code of November 23, 2015 , #414-V (entered into force on January 1, 2016) is the main occupational safety and health law of Kazakhstan. aimed at: legal regulation of labor relations and other relations directly linked with labor and the establishment of minimum guarantees of rights and freedoms in the sphere of labor. According to the Labor Code one of the principles of the labor legislation of Kazakhstan is to ensure the right to working conditions that meet requirements of safety and health. 3
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The Labor Code of the RoK (Article 4) 11 Principles of the labor legislation of the RoK: impermissibility of restriction of human and civil rights at work; freedom of Labor; prohibition of discrimination, forced labor and the worst forms of child labor; ensuring the right to working conditions that meet safety and hygiene; the priority of the life and health of the worker; ensuring the right to fair remuneration of labor, which is not less than the minimum wage; ensuring the right to rest; the equality of rights and opportunities for employees; ensuring the right of employees and employers for organizations to protect their rights and interests; providing state assistance in strengthening and development of social partnership; state regulation of health and safety; 4
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The Labor Code of the RoK (Section 5) Control over the compliance with the labor legislation of the RoK: (Article 191): State control over the compliance with the labor legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the organizations is carried out by state labor inspectors. (Article 201): Internal control shall include: the creation and implementation of the safety management system of the organization; monitoring the state of working conditions; an operational analysis of the data of the industrial control; risk assessment and taking the measures to eliminate the detected inconsistencies with the requirements for safety and labor protection.
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