A competent body in matters of labour protection shall be a legal person (external service provider) who provides employment protection services to undertakings on the basis of a relevant contract. As competent authorities are entitled to operate merchants who have received a quality system certificate in the field of job protection and who have been granted the status of the competent authority by the Ministry of Welfare. It is therefore possible to ascertain the capabilities of the competent authority, provide high-quality labour protection services, thus facilitating the work of the employees' safety and human health activities. The list of competent authorities has been published on the website of the Ministry of Welfare, www.lm.gov.lv, as well as the acquisition of the status of a competent institution, a statement is published in the newspaper Latvijas Vēstnesis.
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