Assignment of workers to jobs with increased risk

Assignment of workers to jobs with increased risk

02/08/2023, Source: Official Gazette of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Official Gazette of the Federation of BiH, number 9/23, 03/08/2022. years

Based on Article 60, paragraph (1) and Article 71, paragraph (3) of the Law on Occupational Safety (“Official Gazette of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina”, number 79/20), the Federal Minister of Labor and Social Policy, in cooperation with the Federal Minister of Health, brings

RULEBOOK
ON THE PROCEDURE OF ASSIGNMENT OF WORKERS TO JOBS WITH INCREASED RISK AND ON THE PROCEDURE OF PREVIOUS AND PERIODIC MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS OF WORKERS PERFORMING JOBS WITH INCREASED RISK

PART ONE – BASIC PROVISIONS
Article 1.
(Content of the Rulebook)
This rulebook prescribes the procedure for assigning workers to jobs with increased risk, working conditions, health supervision, as well as the procedure for previous and periodic medical examinations of workers who perform jobs with increased risk.

Article 2.
(Definitions of terms)
The terms used in this regulation have the meaning determined by the Law on Safety at Work.

Article 3.
(Gender neutrality of expression)
Terms used in this rulebook, which have a gender meaning, are used neutrally and refer equally to men and women.

PART TWO – WORKING CONDITIONS AND THE PROCEDURE FOR ALLOCATING WORKERS TO JOBS WITH INCREASED RISK
Article 4.
(Jobs with increased risk)
(1) Jobs with increased risk are considered to be:
a) jobs with an increased risk of injury, occurrence of occupational diseases and damage to workers’ health,
b) jobs with specific requirements that, in order to ensure safe and successful work, require special health and psychophysical abilities of the workers in those workplaces,
c) jobs where, after applying all technically recognized risk reduction methods, there is a residual risk for some workers.
(2) Jobs with increased risk are determined by an internal act on occupational safety, based on an act on risk assessment.

Article 5.
(Working conditions in jobs with increased risk)
Jobs from Article 4 of this rulebook can be performed by a worker who meets the requirements regarding age and gender, as well as the requirements regarding the health condition and psychophysical abilities of the worker determined by the internal act on occupational safety.

Article 6.
(Assignment of workers to jobs with increased risk)
(1) An employee may not be assigned to jobs with increased risk if, on the basis of a medical certificate issued by a specialist in occupational medicine, i.e. occupational medicine and sports medicine of the department for occupational medicine and health protection of workers of an authorized health institution, it has not been previously established that the worker meets the requirements in regarding the state of health and psychophysical ability to perform those jobs.
(2) The employer is obliged to ensure that only workers who are trained for safe and healthy work, who have received special instructions for working in such a place and who are supplied with appropriate means and equipment for personal protection at work have access to a workplace with increased risk. .
(3) When there are such conditions at a certain workplace that, despite the application of safety measures at work, there is still a residual risk and threat of illness, i.e. disability, the employer is obliged to take measures to prevent illness, i.e. the occurrence of disability or further worsening of the employee’s illness.

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