The well-being of workers


The Act of 4 August 1996 on well-being of workers in the performance of their work and its implementing decisions apply to every employer who employs workers in Belgium.
This Act transposes into Belgian law the framework Council Directive 89/391/EEC of 12 June 1989 on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health of workers at work.

The Belgian National Strategy on Wellbeing at Work 2016-2020

The Belgian National Strategy on Wellbeing at Work (Occupational Safety and Health) determines the policy context of the FPS Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue, from the Minister of Work and all stakeholders involved in the wellbeing at work policy (occupational health and safety policy) of the enterprises. It fixes a number of strategic and operational objectives for the coming four to five years and determines the actions to be undertaken to reach these objectives. It is the implementation in Belgium of the strategic EU-framework on occupational safety and health.