Factsheet: Law on Safety for Forestry workers

Law on Safety for Forestry workers

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Law on Safety for Forestry workers
Description: 
In Ukraine state policy regulates safety conditions for forestry workers. They are based on the priority of life and health at work. In each enterprise, according to the Law on Safety of Labour, there exist a department responsible for the safety of labour, which is subordinated to a director. The most dangerous work in forestry is harvesting. State Forestry Committee of Ukraine developed and introduced a package plan of safety control, which should be used by managers to create safety conditions of work. There is a certified laboratory of safety labour which controls the working environment.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate safety conditions for forests workers.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
State Forestry Committee of Ukraine

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