Health and Safety Regulations
In accordance with Article 6 of this Law, it will be the regulatory norms that will establish and specify the more technical aspects of the preventive measures, through minimum standards that guarantee the adequate protection of workers. Among these are necessarily those aimed at guaranteeing health and safety on construction sites.
By virtue thereof, in accordance with Article 6 of Law 31/1995, of November 8, 1995, on the Prevention of Occupational Risks, at the joint proposal of the Ministers of Labor and Social Affairs, of Development, of the Environment, and of Industry and Energy, having consulted the most representative business and trade union organizations, having heard the National Commission on Safety and Health at Work, in agreement with the Council of State and following deliberation by the Council of Ministers at its meeting held on October 24, 1997,
1. The present Royal Decree establishes, within the framework of Law 31/1995, of November 8, on the Prevention of Occupational Risks, the minimum safety and health provisions applicable to construction sites.
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FUNCTIONS OF THE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND PREVENTION SERVICES Article 4.- The Occupational Health and Prevention Services shall ensure the following functions, which shall be duly documented:
CONDITIONS OF OPERATION Article 5.- The Occupational Health and Prevention Services shall be multidisciplinary. Companies with more than 300 workers shall have a service composed of at least one doctor and one prevention technician or occupational health technologist, and may be composed of a doctor, a technician in occupational health, or a technologist in occupational health.
Article 6.- The Occupational Health and Prevention Services, both internal and external, shall perform their functions in cooperation with the other services of the company and especially with the delegates in the areas of participation established by Decrees No. 89/995 of February 21, 1995, 306/005 of September 14, 2005 and 291/007 of August 13, 2007.
Article 7.- The personnel providing occupational health services shall enjoy full professional and technical independence, both from the employer and from the workers and their representatives.
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The Law entrusts the Executive Power with the determination of the measures through the regulation, which must be special for each industry or group of similar industries, and its revision and periodic updating.
The workers must take care of the personal protection elements, keeping them in good conditions of use and operation; in case of improper use or loss, the employer may demand their replacement.
The workers or their representatives have the right to make the consultations and recommendations that they consider convenient regarding safety and health at work, both to the employers and to the participation bodies regulated in the regulations.
The form of cooperation and operation agreed between employers and workers will be communicated to the Sectoral Tripartite Commission. If there is no agreement, it will be immediately communicated to the Tripartite Commission for its intervention.
The time spent by the representatives in these instances shall be computed as time worked. When the time occupied is outside the normal working day, it shall not be computed as overtime.
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In the margin a seal with the National Coat of Arms, which reads: United Mexican States – Ministry of Health. MODIFICATION TO THE MEXICAN OFFICIAL NORM NOM-013-SSA2-1994, FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF ORAL DISEASES, TO BE AS, MEXICAN OFFICIAL NORM NOM-013-SSA2-2006, FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF ORAL DISEASES.
That on January 2, 2006, in compliance with the provisions of Article 46 section I of the Federal Law on Metrology and Standardization, the National Center for Epidemiological Surveillance and Disease Control submitted to the National Consultative Committee for Standardization of Prevention and Control of Diseases, the draft of this Mexican Official Standard.
That on May 19, 2006, in compliance with the agreement of the Committee and the provisions of Article 47 section I of the Federal Law on Metrology and Standardization, the Draft Standard was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation, so that within the following sixty calendar days after such publication, interested parties may submit their comments to the National Consultative Committee for Standardization of Disease Prevention and Control.