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Health and safety

This Article defines the scope of application of the Law on Safety and Hygiene, and provides that the law shall apply to all establishments and employers, whether they operate for profit or not, whatever the economic nature of the activities, the environment in which they are implemented, the nature of the workplace or work post, and the nature of the machinery, elements, devices or procedures used.

Law / Argentina / Law No. 19,587 - Law on Safety and Hygiene conditions in the Workplace

This law is aimed at the protection of the lives and physical and psychological integrity of employees, and the prevention and reduction of risks at work. Decree No. 351/1979 contains regulations implementing the provisions of this law.