‘Improving Occupational Health and Safety in Mauritania- Support for Legislation Development: Study Visit to Mauritania’
Date: 14-19 May 2017
Venue: Nouakchott - Mauritania

As part of continued efforts to realize the objectives of the “Improving Occupational Health and Safety in Mauritania” project, The Centre in collaboration with the General Directorate of Occupational Health and Safety (DGOHS) operating under the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of the Republic of Turkey (MoLSS) organized a study visit to The National Occupational Health Office (ONMT) in Nouakchott, Mauritania on 14-19 May 2017.

The study visit, which was the final stage of the legislation background improvement component of the capacity building project, was successfully completed by the experts of DGOHS and as a result of series of consultation and technical work, draft legislation and regulation sets were submitted to the ONMT for its further action for the adaptation. Moreover, prepared regulation drafts ware shared with the stakeholders from Workers’ Unions, public and private sector for providing the contributions of social partners to the process. Last but not the least, an easily understandable guideline which describes the draft legislation was prepared in an attempt to introduce the final legislation draft to the stakeholders of workers, employers and government.