Category Archives: Safety standards

National Occupational Safety and Health Policy 2076BS Nepal

For the first time, the government has brought the National Occupational Safety and Health Policy 2076BS to make the workplace healthy, safe, organized and dignified. The Council of Ministers recently approved the policy (subject for review every five years) set … Continue reading

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Fall Protection in General Industry

Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. Employers must take measures in their workplaces to prevent employees from falling off overhead platforms, elevated work stations or into holes in the floor and walls. To … Continue reading

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(Part 4 of 4) Labour Act, 2074 (2017 AD): Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) related provisions

CHAPTER 12 Provisions relating to Occupation Safety and Health 78. Special provisions relating to Occupational Safety and Health The safety and health standard of the enterprises engaged in the activities relating to the following matters shall be as prescribed: a.) … Continue reading

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(Part 3 of 4) Labour Act, 2074 (2017 AD): Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) related provisions

CHAPTER 12 Provisions relating to Occupation Safety and Health 74. Formation of Safety and Health Committee Every employer, having 20 or more workers in any enterprise, shall constitute a Safety and Health Committee comprising of representatives of the workers also … Continue reading

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(Part 2 of 4) Labour Act, 2074 (2017 AD): Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) related provisions

CHAPTER 12 Provisions relating to Occupation Safety and Health 71. Duties of the responsible person The duty to ensure whether the workplace, equipment, product or material is safe and healthy or not for the concerned work shall lie with the … Continue reading

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