Health care and Occupational Safety
Medical labor inspection and occupational security field occupies an exceptional role in improving working conditions and production, employees supervision and Institutions in public and private sectors.
Tunisia pays a great attention to the support of workers social protection
Besides, the emergence of new types of occupational risks because of technological development, economic and social transformations as well as new working techniques , hence which faster the necessity to set up global integrated strategy to tackle professional risks, including objectives, indicators, mechanisms and programs that can ensure an adequate and safe work environment .
Department of Medical Inspection and Occupational Safety specilised by territory and General department of medical labor inspection.
Programs target this area
Institutions, Structures and Centers
Inspection of Occupational Medicine and Occupational Safety Gabes
address: Regional Administration of Social Affairs 134, Avenue Mohamed Ali - 6000 - Gabes
Inspection of Occupational Medicine and Occupational Safety Kairouan
address: "SPROLS" building, Mansoura - 3100 - Kairouan
General Administration of Inspection of Occupational Medicine and Occupational Safety
address: 11 Nahj Muhammad Ali Jinnah -1002 - Tunisia
DIMST BEN AROUS
address: Administrative district of Ben Arous
address: Oued el Marj route cemetery of the martyrs 7000 Bizerte
Regional direction of Social Affairs in Kairouan
address: Bait al-Hakma Street, Mohammad Ali City Al Kairouan
Department of Occupational Medicine and Occupational Safety, Kasserine
address: 1 Abdel Aziz El-Telili Street, Kasserine
Inspection of occupational medicine and occupational safety, Siliana
address: Social Affairs Complex - Environment Street -- 6100 - Siliana
Inspection of labor medicine and adequate occupational safety
address: Al Saada City- 7000 - El Kef
Law No. 1985-78 dated August 5, 1985, as amended and completed by Law No. 1999-28 dated April 3, 1999, relating to the organic law for the officials of offices, public establishments of an industrial and commercial nature, and state-owned companies or pub
Law No. 20 of 1989 dated February 22, 1989, regulating the exploitation of parcels
Law No. 1960-30 dated December 14, 1960, as amended by Law No. 1995-99 dated November 27, 1995, relating to the organization of social security systems
Law No. 27 of 1966 dated April 30, 1966, relating to the issuance of the Labor Code.
Law No. 51 of 1981 dated June 18, 1981 relating to protection against the dangers of ionizing radiation.
Convention No. 12 relating to compensation for work accidents (agriculture)
Convention No. 13 relating to the use of white lead (in paint)
Convention No. 17 relating to compensation for work accidents
Convention No. 18 relating to compensation for occupational diseases
Convention No. 19 on Equal Treatment (Compensation for Work Accidents)
Convention No. 29 relating to forced or compulsory labor
Convention No. 45 relating to underground work (women)
Tunisia also ratified the Arab Convention No. 7 of 1977 relating to occupational safety and health