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Cyprus

Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance

The Department of Labour Inspection is part of the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance of the Republic of Cyprus. The basic aim of the DLI is to safeguard adequate levels of safety and health at work, prevent occupational accidents and diseases and control the risks from major accidents, chemical substances and from the use of ionizing radiation. Also among the objectives of the Labour Inspectorate is to protect the public against risk arising from working activities, control effectively industrial pollution, preserve the quality of the atmosphere of Cyprus, prepare all the legislative framework concerning Departmental activities and control employers' compliance with the relevant legislation, through inspections. The DLI is divided into individual sections responsible for Safety and Health Policy, Machinery and Chemicals, Field Operations, Industrial Pollution Control, Policy and Licensing, Air Quality and Radiation Protection. The Department's head office is in Nicosia with District Offices in Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca - which also serves the Famagusta District - and Paphos.

Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance
Department of Labour Inspection
Dr. Athanasios Athanasiou
12, Apellis Str.
CY - 1493 Nicosia

Phone: +357 22405693
E-mail: aathanasiou@dli.mlsi.gov.cy