Focal Point of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work In Spain, occupational risks prevention is regulated by the Law 31/95 and its complementary or developing regulations. Public authorities lead the policy on occupational risks prevention field for the promotion and improvement of working conditions, controlling the activities of the Public Administrations with competences on prevention matters, and the participation of employers and employees in those activities, through their representative organisations.
Public Administrations with competence on occupational issues perform the following tasks: promotions of prevention, technical advise, surveillance and control of implementation of the occupational risks legislation and sanctioning infractions against the law. The National Institute for Safety and Health at Work (INSHT) is the scientific and technical body of the State General Administration.
With regard to the European Union Institutions and in particular with the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work and its Network, it acts as the national focal point, to guarantee the coordination and dissemination of information at national level.