The Law on Safety and Health at Work regulates the implementation of safety and health measures for employees at the workplace and in the working environment to prevent injuries at work and occupational diseases, the term of which is defined by the Law on Pension and Disability Insurance. In the case of occupational injuries, occupational diseases and illnesses related to the work of the employee, the provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act establish the obligations of employers regarding record keeping, reporting of occupational injuries, reporting on occupational injuries and occupational diseases, injury insurance at work and occupational diseases, etc.
The Law on Safety and Health at Work applies to state bodies, bodies of autonomous provinces, bodies of local self-government units, companies, other legal entities and natural persons in all activities.
The Law on Safety and Health at Work does not apply to the performance of tasks in the field of defence and police tasks and tasks of protection and rescue, and other internal tasks in direct connection with police tasks within the scope of the competent state body, as well as tasks of protection and rescue performed by other entities following a particular law if certain issues of safety and health at work during the performance of that service and those jobs are regulated by a special law and regulations adopted based on that law. Continue reading Employer’s duties in case of injures at work, proffesional diseases and diseases related to work of emloyee