Occupational safety and health country profile: Greece
International labour standards
Ratification of ILO conventions
Database on international labour standards
Provides access to the latest information on ILO international labour standards on OSH (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO's supervisory bodies, etc.).
Laws and regulations
Includes abstracts of OSH legislation and citation information. Full text of laws or a relevant source is linked to the records, when available.
Database of labour statistics
Contains annual data collected mainly through the ILO yearly questionnaire. It covers a wide range of topics including occupational injuries.
Authorities and bodies
OSH issues are under the responsibility of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security. The General Directorate of Working Conditions and Health - responsible for legislation, strategy, organization, information, education, training and research - and the Labour Inspectorate, which is the inspection and the enforcement authority for the implementation of the labour legislation, are the principal competent state authorities. The non-governmental OSH social partners also play an important role.
Information and advisory services