Health and safety

Information on health and safety in the workplace including employers’ duties and obligations.

Italy :: Smoking in the workplace

In Italy, several laws aimed at controlling tobacco use have been introduced since 1975 …

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Italy :: Eye sight testing

The requirement to provide eye care to employees in the European Union who work regularly with display screen equipment is subject to EU law and local country regulations arising from the Directive …

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Italy :: Illegal substance testing

Employers are under a general duty to ensure that their employees are not under the influence of illegal substances and either a danger to themselves or to others at work …

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Italy :: Health and safety representatives

Consultation and participation of employee representatives is dealt with under section VII of law 81/2008 …

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Italy :: Health and safety inspections

The local Labour Inspectorate office and health unit are entitled to carry out inspections to ensure compliance with health and safety obligations …

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Italy :: Health and safety

Employers have a statutory duty to protect the health and safety of their employers in the workplace …

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