The Work Environment For Internal Monitoring Arrangements

Original Language Title: Darba vides iekšējās uzraudzības veikšanas kārtība

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 660 of 2007 in Riga in October (2. No 55 20) internal monitoring of the working environment of the order Issued under the Labour Protection Act 7 the fourth paragraph of article i. General questions 1. determines the order in which the internal monitoring of the working environment (including environmental risk assessment). 2. internal oversight work environment consists of the following stages: 2.1. internal monitoring of work environment planning;
2.2. the working environment risk assessment, including risk assessment, carried out by pregnant women and women who have recently given birth;
2.3. implementation of internal monitoring of the environment;
2.4. internal monitoring of the working environment and development. 3. the provisions do not apply to emergency operations carried out according to the Civil protection law and inevitably conflict with the requirements of this regulation. 4. internal monitoring of the working environment in the undertaking of the employer posted a defensive specialist or employer, even if the company is not more than 10 workers and employers make employment protection specialist. 5. The Person who conducts the internal monitoring of the working environment, must be trained in accordance with the legislation on labour protection training. 6. If the company does not have adequate labour protection specialists, employers in the internal monitoring of the working environment involving the competent specialist or the competent institution you work on defence questions. 7. the employer, health specialist, competent specialist or the competent institution through the internal monitoring of the working environment, cooperate with the trustee or representative of employees and for employees of st going. 8. Of these rules is the responsibility of the employer. The employer shall ensure the work environment for internal monitoring of the necessary resources (such as personnel, financial, technical resources). 9. the competent authority or competent authorities for involvement in the company's internal monitoring of the working environment does not reduce the responsibility of the employer on health and safety requirements. 10. Compliance with these rules is controlled by the State Labour Inspectorate. II. internal monitoring of work environment planning 11. Employer not less than annually plans the internal monitoring of the working environment, deciding on the question of protection of work organization in the company, working for the protection of the resources required, the responsible persons and other internal monitoring of the working environment-related issues. 12. internal monitoring the work environment the employer intends, in cooperation with the labour protection specialists and trustee or representative of employees, taking into account: 12.1. company activity, the nature of the work and the working conditions;
12.2. the company existing in the working environment risk factors and risk assessment results;
12.3. the National Labour Inspectorate's warnings, orders and decisions relating to labour protection issues;
12.4. the company's technical and financial resources. 13. internal oversight work planning, the employer provides for and included in the planning of economic activity. III. risk assessment 14. Assessing the risk, the employer shall: 14.1. the work environment and the work place or type of work inspection, identifying those existing ambient factors and to identify factors which presents or may present a risk to workers ' safety and health (annex 1);
14.2. the measurement of environmental factors, if necessary, to determine whether the work environment factors present a risk to the safety and health of workers;
14.3. the environmental assessment which presents or may present a risk to workers ' safety and health. 15. Work place inspection documentation, the employer is not entitled to use this provision set out in the annex, where he examined the workplace use documents that are relevant to the company's nature and economic activity taking into account all the provisions mentioned in annex 1 of the work environment factors. 16. If the measurements of the working environment risk assessment conducted in accredited testing laboratory, the employer, job planning of protective measures, take into account the relevant reports of laboratory testing results. 17. The employer shall ensure the work environment risk assessment in all workplaces, except if the work is similar to working conditions (for example, similar to the work equipment, the layout of the premises, the nature of the work). If you have similar working conditions, enough with the work environment risk assessment in a work place, or one type of work, taking into account each employee and each individual workplace differences. 18. risk is assessed at least once a year, as well as: 18.1. launching the practice of other activities;
18.2. If there is a change in the work environment (for example, changed work processes, methods, equipment, substances or products the use or production, substantially reshuffled jobs);
18.3. If the deterioration of conditions in the work environment or non-compliance with legislation requirements;
18.4. If the accident at work. 19. This rule 18.1, 18.2, 18.3 and 18.4. in the cases referred to in the work environment, the risks assessed for the particular job or type. 20. risk the company can evaluate even the employer, health professional or the employer attract competent professional or the competent authority, including a risk assessment of the trustee or representative of employees and workers, who worked in the work place and they are familiar with. 21. When assessing the risk, the person who made it, take note: 21.1. risk occurs probability (duration, frequency) and the severity of the consequences of the risk, considering all the factors, the work environment which presents or may present a risk to the safety and health of employees, their possible interactions and the working environment, the results of the measurements;
21.2. the existing interactions between employees and their activities to be carried out in the establishment;
21.3. another person (for example, other company employees, visitors, students, hospital's patient, client) presence in the workplace;
21.4. in work accidents and occupational diseases found. 22. In the workplace, in which process is associated with a variable working conditions (such as Office), in assessing risk, the employer shall take account of the specific and peculiar (to appear, standing) working conditions. 23. In the workplace, in which process is associated with the changing conditions of work (for example, the construction works), in assessing risk, the employer in addition to the provisions referred to in paragraph 22 of the working conditions also take into account the intended working conditions change. 24. All places of work (work environment and work environment risk assessment) material, the employer shall document and kept for at least three years. 25. the risk assessment of the working environment at the time of the person who made it, organise repeated measurements of the working environment, taking into account the previous risk assessment results and the legislative requirements of measurement periodicity. Again the work environment measurements are not required if this follows from the previous measurement results. 26. in assessing the risk, the person who made it, review the previous risk assessment results and, if the situation has not changed and the previous risk assessment results meet the existing situation, a new risk assessment documentation may not develop, but do the current risk assessment of the situation in conformity with the marks for risk assessment. IV. risk assessment work conducted by pregnant women and women who have recently given birth 27. in addition to the provisions in this chapter III the working environment risk assessment on away the employer shall ensure the work environment risk assessment work conducted by pregnant women and postnatal period up to one year, but if the woman is breastfeeding, feeding time-all. 28. In assessing this rule referred to in paragraph 27 of the working environment risks, that it made me na determines whether jobs exist in these rules referred to in annex 2 of the working environment factors and relevant work being carried out, as well as the work of the impact of environmental factors on the nature, degree and duration in order to: evaluate any risks 28.1. pregnant women and breastfeeding, safety and health, as well as any possible effects on her pregnancy or lactation;
28.2. the necessary measures for the protection of these rules 28.1. referred to risk prevention. 29. If the employer, based on the risk assessment, finds that the work to be carried out are mentioned in annex 2 of these rules or regulations affecting the annex 2 of labour referred to environmental factors which can endanger pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding or their children's health or safety, the employer is obliged to take the necessary protection measures to ensure their safety and health but, if it is not possible to transfer a pregnant woman or a woman who is breastfeeding, another job. 30. If the employer, based on the risk assessment, finds that the work to be carried out to comply with this provision of the annex 3, the employer is prohibited to employ pregnant women-30.1.: works that are affected by this provision of the annex referred to in paragraph 1 of the working environment factors;

30.2. women who are breastfeeding-works that are affected by this provision of the annex referred to in paragraph 2 of the working environment factors. 31. If the employer finds that the addition of these provisions 2 and 3 are listed in the annex, the working environmental factors or other works is the work environment factors or work that might pose a risk to pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding, or the safety or health of the child, the employer is obliged to take the necessary protection measures to prevent these risks. V. work environment internal monitoring of implementation 32. employers, providing a work environment for internal monitoring of the implementation of the duties, responsibilities and allocation of resources within the company and establishes cooperation between: 32.1. the company's management, Department management, fiduciaries, health professionals and workers;
32.2. employees, employees of other companies that perform work for them (for example, suppliers), and visitors;
32.3. employees who are entrusted with first aid, fire, evacuation of employees and other emergency measures required. 33. on the basis of the risk assessment results and the information obtained, the employer: 33.1. determines the place of work and the ways in which the work there is risk and need to take a job protection measures for the elimination or reduction of it, as well as employees who are exposed to particular risks;
33.2. provide a measure of protection plan, which sets the protection measures, their implementation deadlines and responsible for this rule 33.1. referred to risk prevention or reduction. Determining and carrying out the measures for the protection of the working environment for the elimination or reduction of the risks, the employer has a duty to ensure that the risk would not be transferred to another location or other risk would be created;
33.3. the Labour Protection Act and other legislation on labour protection requirements in certain lists and other documents. The employer is entitled to these lists and combine documents in one or more lists or documents. 34. This rule 33.2. the protection referred to in the action plan and 33.3. referred to in lists and documents kept by the employer for at least three years, if the law on labour protection requirements are not specified in other documents. 35. the employer is responsible for this rule 33.2. referred to employment protection measures in good time and check their effectiveness. 36. the employer shall inform all employees and agents or representatives of employees: 36.1. risk factors and the resulting risk that exists within the company and in every place of work;
36.2. the benefits that workers and the company arising from the Elimination of risk factors and risk reduction;
36.3. their tasks and responsibilities of the internal work environment surveillance (also on the action to be taken in an emergency);
36.4. the possible consequences that may occur when not observing the prescribed work processes;
22.7. the labour protection measures;
22.7. the risk assessment results, the findings, the work plan of measures and actions taken or labour protection measures. 37. The employer shall inform each employee about this rule referred to in paragraph 36, issues relating directly to him. 38. The employer shall ensure that the provisions referred to in paragraph 36, the police informed the employee would be available and understandable. 39. the employer's obligation for existing work environment risk factors and necessary labour protection measures to inform: 24.3. premises of the tenant, as well as other employers and their employees, the work employs more workers of employers;
24.4. the company's visitors, users and other persons who might be exposed to risk. Vi. internal monitoring of the working environment and development 40. Employer shall ensure the internal monitoring of the working environment and compliance with labour protection laws for requirements determination not less frequently than once a year. 41. the internal monitoring of the working environment, the need to take into account the previous inspection and risk assessment of the working environment, as well as the results of the company activity. 42. If the work environment for internal monitoring check reveals that no need to make improvements to, the employer shall ensure the work environment at the base of the system of internal monitoring and the necessary protection measures. 43. The Person who conducts the internal monitoring of the working environment, the employer informed of the results of the inspection, if the inspection is not carried out by the same employer. 44. the employer, based on the work environment internal monitoring test results, enhances the work environment internal monitoring system, establishing the necessary protection measures and including them in this rule 33.2. the protection referred to in subparagraph plan. VII. final question 45. Be declared unenforceable in the Cabinet of 23 august 2001, Regulation No 379 "work environment internal monitoring arrangements" (Latvian journal, 2001, 123 no; 2003, 60 no). Informative reference to European Union directives, the regulations include provisions resulting from: 1) of the Council of 12 June 1989 of Directive 89/391/EEC on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health of workers at work;
2) Council of 19 October 1992 Directive 92/85/EEC on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health at work of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding (tenth individual Directive within the meaning of article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC means). Prime Minister a. Halloween Welfare Minister d. Staķ of annex 1 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 October 2007 the Regulation No 660 jobs or types of work and the working environment and the evaluation of Welfare Minister d. Staķ annex 2 Cabinet October 2, 2007.-Regulation No. 660 of work environment factors and jobs that pregnant women and women who are breastfeeding may pose a risk to the safety and health of 1. environmental factors: 1.1. physical factors which are considered fruit damaging events and (or) placental rupture of the cause, including: 1.1.1, vibration impact;
1.1.2. or heavy items of cargo carriage, which can lead to risks of bar dorsol (one that can affect the pelvis);
1.1.3. the noise;
1.1.4. ionizing radiation;
1.1.5. ionising radiation not;
1.1.6. the high or low temperature;
1.1.7. movements and postures, movement in the premises of the company and its territory, mental and physical fatigue and other physical congestion, which can adversely affect pregnant women and (or) the unborn child's health;
1.2. biological factors or due to these factors the therapeutic recovery measures that endanger pregnant women and/or the unborn child's health, and not mentioned in annex 3 of these rules;
1.3. chemical agents-the chemicals that endanger pregnant women and (or) the unborn child's health, and not mentioned in annex 3 of these rules: R40, R45 the substance 1.3.1., R46, R47, and which are not mentioned in annex 3 of these rules;
1.3.2. auramīn, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons;
1.3.3. mercury and mercury-containing substances;
1.3.4. antimitotisk;
1.3.5. carbon monoxide;
1.3.6. the chemicals with known and dangerous ability of absorption through the skin.
2. working: auramīn 2.1 production;
2.2. work with present in coal soot, coal tar or coal pitch on existing stones polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons;
2.3. work involving exposure to dusts, fumes and sprays produced during the roasting and electro-refining of cupro-nickel mattes;
2.4. strong acid process in the manufacture of isopropyl alcohol;
2.5. work involving exposure to hardwood dusts are;
2.6. work underground (mining). Welfare Minister d. Staķ of annex 3 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 October 2007 the Regulation No 660 jobs and working environment factors which expose and which prohibited prohibited to employ pregnant women and women who are breastfeeding 1. environmental factors, which prohibited to expose pregnant women: 1. physical factors-work in hyperbaric atmosphere (such as containers, water pressure, low water);
1.2. biological factors, if pregnant women are not immune to these the facts: * 1.2.1. Toxoplasma;
1.2.2. rubella virus;
1.2.3. Cytomegalovirus;
1.2.4. the herpes virus;
1.3. chemical factors: 1.3.1. lead and its compounds, in so far as it is able to absorb the human organism;
1.3.2. arsenic and its compounds;
1.3.3. phosphorus and its compounds.
2. the environmental chemical factors that prevented expose women who are breastfeeding: 2.1. lead and its compounds, in so far as it is able to absorb the human organism;
2.2. beryllium and its compounds;
2.3. cadmium and its compounds.
3. work underground (mining). Welfare Minister d.-Staķ