All issues concerning occupational safety and health at a national level are under the responsibility of the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Welfare.

Article 662 of the Greek Civil Code, in summary, sets out a general principle which obliges employers to regulate issues relevant to work so as to protect the life and health of employees.

Law 3850/2010, largely based on a series of EU Directives, sets out a range of employers’ and employees’ obligations for the protection of health and safety.

Other sources of health and safety law include collective agreements and decisions of the Supreme Court.

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