Brazil to cut up to Ninety Percent of Labour Safety Rules

There are almost 5,000 health and safety work regulations, including ordinances, regulatory instructions, and decrees, according to the federal government.

By Arkady Petrov

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Economy wants to extinguish ninety percent of safety and health regulations in the workplace. The first changes should take place in June.

The Special Secretary for Welfare and Labour of the Ministry of Economy, Rogério Marinho, argues that the deregulation and simplification of legislation will result in the reestablishment of growth.

On Monday 13th, President Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) defended the changes. "The Federal Government is modernizing health regulations, simplifying, reducing bureaucracy, speeding the process of use of machinery, serving the population, and creating jobs," he wrote on Twitter.

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