Labor inspections: health and safety within companies

Labor inspection agencies are responsible for checks relating to the protection of workers. They must provide information and assistance to employers. 

Labor inspection agencies are responsible for ensuring that employment law is correctly applied. They have an obligation to verify that anything relating to the protection of worker health and safety is compliant. They also have to provide information, advice and assistance to employers, employees and associations, to simplify the application of statutory orders on health and safety at work.

Checks on companies are conducted by cantonal inspectors. Cantonal inspections are, in turn, controlled by the Federal Labor Inspectorate. 

Company regulations

Company regulations aim to provide workers with information about the protection of health and the potential risks to which they are exposed. The existence of company regulations is mandatory for all industrial companies. See also:


Last modification 18.08.2020

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