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Supreme Court of Türkiye Annuls Provision which Excludes Navigation on the High Seas for ships engaged in Maritime Transportation from Workplace Health and Safety Law

Article II (2) e of the Work Place Health and Safety Law which excludes navigation on the high seas for ships engaged in maritime transportation from the scope of the law has been deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Courts for violating the constitutional right to life, work and the principles of social state in a decision dated 11/06/2015, published in the official gazette no. 29383.

Written by Zeynep Uçar Tagney, Posted in Occupational Health and Safety Law


Regulation on Measures to be Taken in Workplace Premises

There are important regulations that employers should take into account in the Regulation on Health and Safety Measures to be Taken in Workplace Premises prepared in accordance with the council directives of the European Union.

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Liabilities in Case of Emergencies

The regulation on emergencies in workplaces has been published in the issue numbered 28681 of the Official Gazette on 18 June 2013.

Within the framework of the Workers’ Health and Work Safety Law No. 6331, the regulation which covers workplaces sets out the principles and procedures related to the preparation of emergency plans in workplaces, the tasks that are required to be done regarding prevention, protection, evacuation, fire fighting, first aid and similar issues as well as management of such situations and identifying the workers who shall be assigned to such issues.

The regulation is comprised of four sections and twenty two articles.

The liabilities of the employer and employees are briefly as follows.

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Eye Examination for Employees Using Computers

Referans : İbrahim Işıklı

New regulations on occupational health and safety legislation are being published for a while now and the applications are becoming clear. With the "Regulation on Health and Safety Measures in Working with Screened Tools" published in the Official Gazette on April 16, 2013, new regulations were introduced. It is aimed to take occupational health and safety measures for the people working with these tools in the workplaces and thus to create a healthy working environment and thus to protect the health of the employees.

Regardless of the content of the process applied, any tool that displays letters, numbers, figures, graphics and pictures on the screen is considered as a screened tool within the scope of the regulation.

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