Sozialministerium - Arbeitsinspektion
Arbeitsinspektion

Occupational safety and health

In Austria, occupational safety and health is understood as the protection of the lives and the health of employees in the workplace. The basic idea behind this concept is the protection of persons who are in a situation in which they are financially dependent on their employer.

Like in many other European countries occupational safety and health law is based on directives of the European Union.

In the following section you can find basic information on occupational safety and health in Austria, such as information on concerned parties and legislation as well as other issues relevant for employers, employees and other persons who plan to operate in Austria.

Last update: 22.01.2016

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