Example of Format of Legal Register

Sr. No Legal Regulations Responsible to evaluate Evaluation Result
1: Compliance
2: Compliance partially
3: Non-Compliance
Non-compliance observation during the evaluation
( if any )
Remarks
1

Management of wastes is regulated by Law No. 21/1995 as amended by Law No. 16/1996 and Decision 210/2001.

HSE Dept.
2 Kuwait EPA Regulations 2002 (Gazette 533) – Chapter 1- Articles 1 to 5 is about environmental outcomes of development projects
3 Kuwait EPA Regulations 2002 (Gazette 533) – Chapter 4- Articles 19 to 45 is regarding waste issues
4 Kuwait EPA Regulations 2002 (Gazette 533) – Chapter 5- Articles 58 to 70 is regarding the protection of marine and coastal environment
5 Kuwait EPA Regulations 2002 (Gazette 533) – Chapter 6- Articles 71 to 73 is regarding the protection of earth from pollution
6 Kuwait EPA Regulations 2002 (Gazette 533) – Chapter 9- Articles 86 to 89 is regarding KEPA legal control
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & SAFETY
Institutions and Programs relating to OSH administration and/or enforcement
1 Decree 42 of 1979 – Ministerial Order No. 42, to establish a standing committee to coordinate the work of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour and the Ministry of Public Health in connection with occupational health and safety. (Art. 1 & 2) HSE Dept.
Employers’ duties and responsibilities to protect the safety and health of workers and others
2 Duty to ensure the health and safety of employees – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 83) HSE Dept.
3 Surveillance of workers’ health in relation to work – Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Chapter II, Article 26 item d)
4 Surveillance of the working environment and working practices – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 83)
Duty to provide personal protective equipment – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 83)
5 Duty to ensure the usage of personal protective equipment – Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Section II, Article 25)
6 Duty to provide first-aid and welfare facilities – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 86; Section 1, Article 21)
Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Section I, Article 17)
Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Section I, Article 18)
Employers’ duty to organize prevention formally along generally accepted OSH management principles and practices
7 Policy or plan specifying responsibilities and arrangements for health and safety – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Arts. 82- 83) HSE Dept.
8 Appointment of a person for health and safety – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 85)
9 Safe operating work systems and procedures – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 84)
Ministerial Decree No. 164/2006 amending several provisions from Ministerial Decree No. 114/1996 regarding the Requirements and Conditions that Should be Provided in Work Places to Protect the Employees from Work Hazards. (Article 7, Paragraph 1)
10 Training and information on risks – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 84)
11 Review or assessment of the results of preventive measures – Ministerial Decree No. 164/2006 amending several provisions from Ministerial Decree No. 114/1996 regarding the Requirements and Conditions that Should be Provided in Work Places to Protect the Employees from Work Hazards. (Article 7, Paragraph 1)
Employer’s duty to ensure the availability of expertise and competence in health and duty
12 The requirement to access expert advice and/or support in health and safety – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 85) HSE Dept.
13 Qualifications of experts or professional services – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 85)
14 Appointment of an OSH practitioner – Ministerial Decree No. 164/2006 amending several provisions from Ministerial Decree No. 114/1996 regarding the Requirements and Conditions that Should be Provided in Work Places to Protect the Employees from Work Hazards. (Article 7, Paragraph 1)
Workers’ rights and duties
15 Duty to take reasonable steps to protect their own safety and health – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 87) HSE Dept.
16 Duty to take reasonable steps to protect the safety and health of others – Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Section 2, Article 24)
17 Duty to comply with OSH-related requirements – Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Section 2, Article 24)
18 Right to inquire about risks and preventive measures – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 84)
• Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Section II, Article 22)
19 Right to withdraw with compensation when workers are not reassigned to non-hazard work – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter III, Section III, Article 48)
Specific hazards and risks
20 Vibration and noise – Order No. 45, to publish scales, standards and measures for safety at workplaces.
Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Part I Article 16)
HSE Dept.
21 Working at height
• Order No. 1/95 of 1995 to prescribe the safety conditions and requirements to be met for scaffolding.
• Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Section 2, Article 36(b))
22 Fire risks – Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Section 1, Art. 2, Art. 8)
23 Tobacco – Decree 23 of 2012 on smoke-free places
24 Asbestos – Resolution No. (26) of 1995 on asbestos
25 The Order No. 45 governs lighting, noise, temperature, harmful substances, dust –
• Order No. 45, to publish scales, standards and measures for safety at workplaces.
• Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Part I, Article 15)
HSE Dept.
26 Risks related to machinery and tools
• Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Section 2, Articles 28 to 33)
27 Maintenance of machinery and equipment –
• Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 82)
28 Limits to women’s access to specific occupations, undertakings or shifts –  Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Section I, Articles 22 and 23)
Limits to workers’ access to specific occupations, undertakings or shifts by reason of age – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Section I, Articles 20-21)
• Decree No. 131 of 1977 on the control and use of ionizing radiation and protection from hazards. (§ 12)
Recording, notification and investigation of accidents/incidents and diseases
30 Duty to record and/or investigate the causes of work accidents, near misses incidents and cases of occupational diseases – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Articles 80-81)
• Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Section 2, Article 26)
Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Articles 80-81)
• Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease. (Section 2, Article 26)
HSE Dept.
31 Employers’ duty to notify OSH authorities of work-related death and/or injuries to health – Law No. 6/2010 concerning Labour in the Private Sector. (Chapter IV, Section IV, Article 90, Article 92)
Kuwait Municipality HSE Guidelines
1 Ministerial Order No. 224/P of 2014 on Instructions and Safety Signage in the Workplace.
Adoption 2014-02-16 | KWT-2014-R-99807
HSE Dept.
2 Decree No. 23 of 2012 on Smoke-Free Places.
Adoption2012 | KWT-2012-R-97530
3 Ministerial Decree No. 164/2006 amending several provisions from Ministerial Decree No. 114/1996 regarding the Requirements and Conditions that Should be Provided in Work Places to Protect the Employees from Work Hazards.
Adoption2006-08-02 KWT-2006-R-83273
4 Order No. 1/95 of 1995 to prescribe the safety conditions and requirements to be met for scaffolding.
Adoption1995-07-23  KWT-1995-L-42989
5 Ministerial Order No. 56: protection from machinery.
Adoption1982-01-01 | KWT-1982-R-16751
6 Legislative Decree No. 31, respecting safety, order and discipline on board ship.
Adoption1980-05-18 | KWT-1980-L-11733
HSE Dept.
7 Ministerial Order No. 46, respecting the powers and duties of the officials appointed by the Ministry of Public Health to supervise compliance with labour laws, orders and regulations relating to occupational health.
Adoption1980  KWT-1980-R-12288
8 Order No. 45, to publish scales, standards and measures for safety at workplaces.
Adoption1979 | KWT-1979-R-12287
9 Ministerial Decree No. 22, respecting the safety precautions to be taken against occupational injury and disease.Adoption: 1974 | KWT-1974-R-14922
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