Project Database

Azerbaijan: Enhancing the Capacity of the State Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Subject Area
Occupational Health and Safety / Accident Insurance
Donor organization
World Bank
Start of Project
July 2010
End of Project
June 2013
36 months
Partner Organisations
Description of Project
General Objective: Enhancing the Capacity of the State Labour Inspectorate (ECLSI)

Specific objectives:
  • Reinforcing OHS legislation and standards;
  • Creating adequate conditions for social dialogue at national and enterprise levels;
  • Strengthening the capacity of the SLE to operate their missions according to an integrated and preventive approach including a re-organisation of the internal structures and staff training;
  • Designing inspection policies and procedures and a Code of Ethical Behaviour;
  • Integrating the regulations, norms and standards in the inspection system;
  • Improving the inspection management through a database of workplace information;
  • modernising the central laboratory and regional occupational health laboratories;
  • promoting health and safety at the work place and raising public awareness on OHS
Description of Services

Technical assistance in:

  • Revision of the national OHS legislation;
  • Support to institutional capacity building, revision of internal work organisation and structures;
  • Integration of regulations, norms and standard in an operational concept for the SLI;
  • Training of Labour Inspectors;
  • Communication strategy;
  • Elaboration of a Code of Ethical Conduct;
  • Recommendations on institutionalised social dialogue – National OHS Council;
  • Processing of workplace data for the management of targeted inspection activities;
  • Assessment of Laboratory equipment needs and testing facilities;
  • Independent labour inspection audit