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Nepal’s Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Related Legal Provisions While Handling Machinery, Tools or Equipment at Workplace

In regards to the use of machinery, tools or equipment at workplaces in Nepalese enterprises, Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) related legal provisions provided by the Labor Act 1992 and the Labor Rules 1993 are given below in tabular form.

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As prescribed by the above, the enterprises in Nepal are legally bound to make the following arrangements for the health and safety of their employees or workers.

Use of machinery tools and equipment - Legal provision

NOTE: The New Labour Act, 2074 (2017 AD): Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) related provisions

 

Load Carrying Legal Provisions relating to OHS 

Fire Safety Legal Provisions relating to OHS 

Accident/Disease Notification & Accident Investigation Legal Provisions relating to OHS 

Construction Safety Legal Provisions relating to OHS

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Nepal’s Legal Provisions Relating to Workplace Accident or Disease Notification and Accident Investigation

In regards to notice of workplace accident or disease and accident investigation procedure in Nepal, Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) related legal provisions provided by the Labor Act 1992 and the Labor Rules 1993 are given below in tabular form.

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As prescribed by the above, the enterprises in Nepal are legally bound to make the following arrangements for the health and safety of their employees or workers.

Accident, Disease Notice and Investigation - Legal provision

NOTE: The New Labour Act, 2074 (2017 AD): Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) related provisions

 

Load Carrying Legal Provisions relating to OHS 

Fire Safety Legal Provisions relating to OHS 

Machinery, Tools or Equipment Handling Legal Provisions relating to OHS 

Construction Safety Legal Provisions relating to OHS

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Emergency Preparedness & Response (EPR) Planning for Business Organizations

Although an EPR planning seeks inputs from various layers of management within an organization, the leadership of top level management is critical for its successful implementation. First off, business managers should sincerely set their organization-level resilience objective and scope while formulating their contingency plan. She/he could start with a basic understanding of the EPR planning activities and later move ahead with an easy-to-follow steps to develop her/his own customized EPR plan.

At times, developing an effective Emergency Preparedness & Response plan can be a very challenging, time-consuming as well as cumbersome task for organizations. Thus, it is important to grasp the overall picture by first breaking it down into simple steps to follow. For the ease of understanding below we’ve divided the EPR planning into 5 major steps.

Step 1 – Committing to EPR planning

Step 2 – Conducting a thorough assessment of hazards/ vulnerabilities in and around the facility

Step 3 – Developing an emergency response plan

Step 4 – Implementing emergency response plan

Step 5 – Helping communities prepare for and respond to emergencies

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EPR planning in Nepal: How relevant today?

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