Legal Updates for May 2019

Occupational Safety and Health Law

On 15 March 2019, the new Occupational Safety and Health Law (“Law”) was passed and entered into force. The intent of the Law is to implement safety and health regulations for industries and business in Myanmar. A primary goal is to reduce and mitigate the occurrences of diseases and accidents arising in various industries and business activities in Myanmar, and in so doing, to improve the productivity and health of workers.