OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH – Study of Kosovo

Safety and health at work is about guaranteeing the safety and protection of employees health by preventing
occupational hazards, eliminating risk and accident factors, informing, consulting, balanced participation as well
as training and formation of employees and representatives of employees in accordance with the relevant
legislation.
Given the recognition of the right of workers to workplaces to protect their health and integrity, national policies
and legislation on occupational safety and health have been drafted, followed by a series of by-laws and regulations
that define the respective obligations that the working environments guarantee this right.
According to the Constitution of Kosovo, safety and health at work are examined in many Articles, but two Articles
are the main ones and Articles 22 and 49 which are rewied below.
Article 22 [Direct Implementation of International Agreements and Instruments] Human rights and freedoms
guaranteed by the following international agreements and instruments are guaranteed by this Constitution,
implemented directly in the Republic of Kosovo and have priority, in case of conflict, against the laws provisions
and other acts of public institutions…

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