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Granting the status of a competent authority in labour protection issues
The selected organisation: Latvijas Republikas Labklājības ministrija
Short description:
A competent body in matters of labour protection shall be a legal person (external service provider) who provides employment protection services to undertakings on the basis of a relevant contract. As competent authorities are entitled to operate merchants who have received a quality system certificate in the field of job protection and who have been granted the status of the competent authority by the Ministry of Welfare. It is therefore possible to ascertain the capabilities of the competent authority, provide high-quality labour protection services, thus facilitating the work of the employees' safety and human health activities. The list of competent authorities has been published on the website of the Ministry of Welfare, www.lm.gov.lv, as well as the acquisition of the status of a competent institution, a statement is published in the newspaper Latvijas Vēstnesis.
Beneficiaries:
Private law legal persons
Directive 2006/123/EC service
Maximum duration (days):
15
Process description
Documents and forms
Other information
1. solis / Service requests
A merchant who wishes to acquire the status of a competent institution shall submit an application in a form specified in the Ministry of Welfare, attaching the following documents to it:
The following documents shall be appended:
1) a quality system certificate (copy) issued by the quality system certification body;
2) a statement of the employer regarding the employment of a senior specialist for occupational protection and a doctor for occupational diseases, indicating the date, number and time period for entering into employment contracts;
3) documents certifying the knowledge and competence of the staff of the competent institution (university diploma or certificate) (copies);
4) evidence of civil liability insurance of the competent institution in the amount of not less than EUR 28460, which guarantees the covering of losses caused by a fault of the competent institution. If the competent institution uses an insurance policy for the fulfilment of this requirement, it shall indicate separately at least the insurance of the senior professional of occupational protection and the occupational health and occupational disease doctor's responsibility, and in addition to the policy submit a receipt or a bank payment order attesting the payment made for the insurance policy (copy)
5) if the status of the competent authority is to be granted to the merchant unit - the structural scheme of the merchant;
6) a description of the planned job protection services.
The application and the necessary documents may be sent by post, submitted personally or to an e-mail address. Within 10 working days, an official of the Ministry of Welfare shall evaluate the application and take a decision regarding the granting or refusal of the status of the competent authority, or request the submission of additional information.
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On the spot Ministry of Welfare
Adrese: Skolas iela 28, Rīga, LV-1010
Phone number: 67021526
Fax: 67276445
Other contact details:
Working time
E-mail lm@lm.gov.lv
Mail Ministry of Welfare
Adrese: Skolas iela 28, Rīga, LV-1010
Phone number: 67021600
Fax: 67276445
Other contact details:
Working time
2. solis / Receipt of services
Receipt of services according to the application of choice.
If the decision is positive, the Ministry of Welfare shall inform the contact person indicated in the application thereof and shall include the information in the list of competent authorities on the Internet site www.lm.gov.lv within five working days, as well as send the notification for publication in the newspaper Latvijas Vēstnesis. In the case of a negative decision, the Ministry of Welfare shall send an administrative act to the submitter.
The service is free.
Payments: View payments
On the spot Ministry of Welfare
Adrese: Skolas iela 28, Rīga, LV-1010
Phone number: 67021526
Fax: 67276445
Other contact details:
Working time
E-mail lm@lm.gov.lv
Mail Ministry of Welfare
Adrese: Skolas iela 28, Rīga, LV-1010
Phone number: 67021600
Fax: 67276445
Other contact details:
Working time