Department of Labour Relations

All issues regarding health, safety and hygiene at work fall under the Safety and Health at Work Laws of 1996 to (No.2) 2020. These Laws and the Regulations and Orders issued thereunder, harmonise Cyprus National Legislation with the European Acquis and specifically with the EU Framework Directive no. 89/391/EEC of 12 June 1989 on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health of workers at work and other directives concerning safety and health at work.

The Department of Labour Inspection (DLI) is the competent authority for all safety and health at work issues in Cyprus.

More information in English / Greek could be found on the website of the DLI.

Relevant Legislation

The Safety and Health at Work Laws of 1996 to 2020 (English translation of the Laws)
The Safety and Helath at Work Legislation