The Department of Labour Inspection is the National Focal Point for Cyprus.
The Department is operating under the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance. The basic aim of the Department in the field of safety and health at work is the safeguarding of appropriate and adequate levels of safety and health at work for the elimination or drastic reduction of work accidents and occupational diseases and the protection of the public against risks arising from work activities.
As the Focal Point, the Department is responsible for the organisation of the National Information Network and participates in the preparation and materialisation of the Agency’s agenda. The National Information Network composed by the Social Partners, as well as other organisations, with special interest in the health and safety at work sector.
The Department participates in the organisation of the European Week for Safety and Health at Work and launches the European Good Practice Competition in occupational safety and health. The Department also actively participates at the meetings of the Focal Points and the Administrative Board of the Agency, as well as in the expert groups meetings.