Health and Safety Measures for Workers in Japan

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Health and Safety Measures for Workers in Japan
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Allan Ray S. Gabriel
MBA
1st term, 2011-2012
De La Salle University, Manila

Business Law
Atty. Antonio Ligon
Professor

Introduction

Japan, being an industrial nation, ranks high in the world in terms of competitiveness and safety.
The purpose of this study is to present an investigation and inquiry into Japan’s measures on Health and Safety for their workers; including their policies, implementing government agencies, and results; as compared with the measures taken in our country.
It also aims to identify areas where we can gain knowledge of Japan’s measures to keep their workers safe and healthy. This study also seeks to see where Japan is and how far it is from our country in this matter, what their strengths are and where we can improve on.
The significance of this study is that it tackles an issue where our country continues to lag behind industrialized nations like Japan. The continued number of work-related accidents in our country affects millions of workers who continue to be at risk due to poor working conditions.
The study aims to draw recommendations that will help our government policy makers in strengthening areas that we need to improve on.

Contents Health and Safety Measures for Workers in Japan i Introduction ii Study 1 Background 1 Policy and Legislation 1 Industrial Accident Prevention Organization Law (enacted 1964) 1 Industrial Safety and Health Law 1 Working Environment Measurement Law 1 Pneumoconiosis Law 2 Ordinances 2 11th Industrial Accident Prevention Plan 2 The Japan Industrial Safety and Health Association (JISHA ) 3 JISHA OSHMS Standards Certification 4 Statistics 5 Competitive and Safety Rankings 6 Change in accident rate per 1‚000 workers in all industries (1989–2008) 6 Safety and Health measures for workers in the…...

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