Project Database

Azerbaijan: Support to the State Labour Inspectorate (SLI) under the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population of Azerbaijan (MLSPP)) in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Enhancement in the Republic of Azerbaijan
Subject Area
Occupational Health and Safety / Accident Insurance
Donor organization
Start of Project
April 2011
End of Project
July 2013
21 months
Partner Organisations
Description of Project
The overall objective of the Twinning project is to enhance the enforcement of occupational health and safety legislation in order to improve social protection in the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The specific objectives of the project are:
  • To improve legal specifications for OHS enforcement in scope of an Integrated Labour Inspection System (ILIS)
  • To monitor OHS inspections: setting up a methodology of investigation on harmful working conditions and work accidents, designing and implementing indicators for monitoring OHS inspections, and defining criteria for the management of targeted inspection activities
  • To develop operational documents for labour inspection regarding its missions and communication on OHS culture: elaborating a enforcement policy on OHS concepts for the State Labour Inspectorate as well as a ‘Code of Ethical Behaviour’
  • To set the basis for a dynamic training approach through the definition of a training programme and a sustainable long-term approach based on a train-the-trainers system: definition of a comprehensive training strategy
  • To create more efficient communication tools and define technical needs for a field inspection suitcase
Description of Services

Technical assistance in

  • OHS legislation
  • OHS training and train-the trainer programme
  • Institutional capacity building
  • OHS Management
  • OHS Communication
  • Study tours / international training