This Circular provides for new List of personal protective equipment which must be provided for employees who work dangerous, hazardous occupations and professions.
Notably, in addition to the dangerous and hazardous occupations and professions requiring the provision of personal protective equipment regulated at Appendix I, enterprises shall also list and provide personal protective equipment for employees in the following cases:
a) Occupations and professions not mentioned under Appendix I attached hereto which dangerous and hazardous factors to employees’ health are deemed present by employers.
b) Occupations and professions mentioned under Appendix I attached hereto which require additional PPE for the purpose of effectively prevent harmful effects of dangerous and hazardous factors in working environments.
Enterprises shall rely on the level of requirement of each occupation and profession at their workplace and recommendations of manufacturers of each type of personal protective equipment to determine expiry date and number of personal protective equipment in a manner that fits the nature of the occupations and professions and quality of personal protective equipment.
Enterprises must resupply employees with new personal protective equipment if their previous personal protective equipment is lost, damaged, or expired. Employees are liable for compensation if their personal protective equipment is lost or damaged without justifiable reasons.
Enterprises shall record the provision of personal protective equipment using form under Appendix II attached hereto
This Circular comes into force from April 1, 2023 and replaces Circular No. 04/2014/TT-BLDTBXH dated February 12, 2014.
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