Safety at work is an issue of fundamental importance to ensure the health and well-being of workers in every sector. The regulations in force on safety at work seek to address a wide range of aspects and alterations of the health and integrity of workers. In this article, we will look at some of these aspects and discuss the main regulations that protect them.
Aspects of workers’ health and integrity
Safety at work concerns both the prevention of accidents at work and the promotion of the general health of workers. Some of the key aspects that occupational safety regulations seek to address include:
Regulations related to worker safety
In Italy, the main legislation that protects the safety of workers is Legislative Decree 9 April 2008, n. 81, also known as the Consolidated Law on Health and Safety at Work (TUSL). The TUSL establishes the general provisions for the protection of the health and safety of workers, including prevention, training, information, advice and supervision measures.
Some key points of the TUSL concern:
Occupational safety is essential to ensure the health and integrity of workers. The regulations in force, such as the TUSL, address different aspects of the health and integrity of workers and provide for a series of measures for their protection. It is vital that employers and workers work together to ensure a safe and healthy working environment, helping to reduce the risk of occupational accidents and diseases.