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Notification of a competent authority in labour protection issues
The selected organisation: LR LABKLĀJĪBAS MINISTRIJA
Short description:
The competent authority which on the basis of a relevant contract, performs internal supervision of the working environment in an undertaking.  As the competent authorities shall be entitled to act in the merchants who have received a quality system certificate in the field of labour protection and whose competence is assessed 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. This list is published by the competent bodies of the Ministry of Welfare www.lm.gov.lv internet site, as well as on the acquisition of the status of the competent institution in the notice is published in the newspaper "Latvijas Vestnesis."
Beneficiaries:
Private law legal persons
Directive 2006 / 123 / EC service
Maximum duration (days):
15
Process description
Documents and forms
Other information
1. solis / Request of service
A merchant who wishes to obtain the status of the competent authority shall submit an application to the Ministry of Welfare, accompanied by the following documents:
1. a copy of the competent authority’s quality system certificate issued by the quality systems certification authority;
2. the employer’s attestation regarding employment of the specialists (labour protection specialist and occupational health doctor) indicating the date when their labour agreement was entered into, number and term thereof;
3. copies of documents certifying to the qualifications and competence of the competent authority’s personnel (for example, university diploma, certificates);
4. proofs regarding the civil liability insurance of the competent authority for an amount not less than EUR 28 460, that shall guarantee covering losses incurred due to errors by the competent authority;
5. if the competent authority is a division of some undertaking – the scheme of the undertaking’s structure;
6. a description of the competent authority’s planned services.

The submission and documents required can be sent by post, submitted in by person or sent by e-mail.
An official of the Ministry of Welfare examines the application within 10 working days and take a decision regarding the status of the competent authority to grant or refuse or to require to submit additional information.
Payments: View payments
On the spot Ministry of Welfare
Adrese: Skolas iela 28, Rīga, LV-1010
Phone number: 67021526
Fakss: 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
Fakss: 67276445
Other contact details:
Working time
2. solis / Receipt of a service in accordance with the selection.
If the decision is positive, the Ministry of Welfare shall inform the contact person indicated in the application and within five working days shall include details of the competent bodies in the list on the website http://www.lm.gov.lv/text/557 , as well as send the notification for publication in the newspaper Latvijas Vēstnesis regarding recognition of the authority as a competent authority.
In the case of a negative decision, the Ministry of Welfare shall send the administrative act.
Payments: View payments
On the spot Ministry of Welfare
Adrese: Skolas iela 28, Rīga, LV-1010
Phone number: 67021526
Fakss: 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
Fakss: 67276445
Other contact details:
Working time

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