Labour Inspection Campaign in Companies that Store, Use and Produce Hazardous Chemical Substances
The Department of Labour Inspection aims at improving occupational safety and health, by implementing targeted inspection campaigns in different categories of Businesses in Cyprus. March is the month that the Department of Labour Inspection implements unannounced inspections in companies that store, use and produce hazardous chemical substances (pesticides, fertilizers, varnishes, plastic materials, cosmetics, soaps, cleaning agents, pharmaceuticals, explosives, fireworks, biogas etc), in order to verify the implementation of a Health and Safety Management System.
The purpose of the campaign is to improve the awareness of both the management and the employees, in order to achieve the reduction of accidents, occupational illnesses and hazardous actions related to each companies’ processes.
The inspectors will check the compliance of the companies with the legislation through the existence of a risk assessment, the implementation of a risk management system and whether the employees are trained in H&S issues. The full list of the inspected points can be found in the Labour Inspection Department’s website.
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Source: Department of Labour Inspection