Vietnam: List of 11 jobs with hazards to reproductive function of male employees

This is a notable content of the Circular No. 10/2020/TT-BLĐTBXH elaborating and guiding certain articles of the Labor Code of Vietnam concerning employment contracts, collective bargaining council and jobs with hazards to reproductive function and children raising, effective from January 01, 2021.

11 công việc ảnh hưởng xấu tới chức năng sinh sản của lao động nam

Specifically, the List of Jobs with hazards to reproductive function of male employees according to Clause 1 Article 142 of the Labor Code 2019 of Vietnam is at Part 2 of the Appendix issued together with the Circular No. 10/2020/TT-BLĐTBXH of the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam, including:

1. Direct exposure to heavy metals such as cadmium (CD), lead (Pb), nickel (Ni), mercury (Hg)

2. Exposure to industrial chemicals such as Benzene (C6H6); Toluene (C7H8); Xylene (C6H10), insecticide, herbicide, organic solvents, paint materials.

3. Direct exposure to high-frequency ultrasonic waves such as radar waves ...

4. Operating nuclear reactors for study of nuclear power plants.

5. Using radioactive substances.

6. Radioactive production and processing.

7. Storing radioactive substances and handling and storing radioactive wastes and used radioactive sources.

8. Using radiation equipment, operating irradiation equipment.

9. Packing and transporting radioactive substances, nuclear source materials and nuclear materials.

10. Exploring, exploiting and processing radioactive ores.

11. Providing support services for the application of atomic energy with possibility of direct exposure to ionizing radiation.

Moreover, the Circular No. 10/2020/TT-BLĐTBXH also promulgates the List of Jobs applicable to female employees during pregnancy or raising of under-12-month-old children.

>>> View more: Vietnam: 38 jobs adversely affect female employees during their pregnancy

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