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Thanks to Prof. Muchtaruddin Mansyur, Dr. Liem Jen Fuk, Dr. Iwan Siahaan, and Nuri Purwito Addi who assisted in the collection of this information.
WORKPLACE POLICIES IN INDONESIA
1. Is it illegal to dismiss someone on the basis of their health status?
2. Is TB recognised in law as an occupational disease?
3. Is dismissal during a prolonged period of illness illegal?
4. Are employers legally required to report incidents of occupational disease?
Yes. It is compulsory for any parties (workers, employers, health/medical officer/professionals who know about the Occupational Disease and accidents to make a report of occupational diseases and occupational accidents to the provincial/district manpower office.
5. Are migrant workers included in the scope of occupational health legislation?
6. Is there a competent national authority for Occupational Safety and Health?
7. If so, does it have the authority to investigate a place of work for infectious disease transmission?
Investigating workplaces for infectious disease transmission is the responsibility of the nearest public health centre and the local health district office.
8. Are employers legally required to ensure the health of their employees?
9. Do employees have the right to compensation if their health is adversely affected at work?
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