This Policy Brief is an analysis of the occupational safety reform that aims to assess the progress of the reform, its expected results and the impact of the reform on the occupational safety and health situation of employees. The Brief highlights the persistence of the shortcomings in the process of transferring of inspection control skills, the low institutional and technical capacity of the new authorities empowered with OSH control, lack of trained and qualified staff and labor inspectors. According to the updated statistical data, including from the ILO, changes to the occupational safety legislation have resulted in a worsening in the prevention of accidents at work and an increase in the number of work accidents, including fatalities.

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Fundatia Friedrich-Ebert
Moldova

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Republica Moldova

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