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Public Health Act (1995)

Tipo de documento
1995 (2019)
Fuente original
RT I 1995, 57, 978
Medio ambiente gen., Alimentación y nutrición, Agua
Palabra clave
Salud pública Desinfección/desinfestación Gobernanza Normas sobre calidad ambiental Radiación Contaminación acústica Normas Protección del medio ambiente Agua potable Agua mineral Control de calidad de los alimentos/inocuidad de los alimentos Higiene/procedimientos sanitarios Nutrición Alactamiento/alimentos para niños Comercio interior Abastecimiento de agua Normas sobre calidad del agua Agua de uso recreativo Aguas termales y medicinales Recopilación de datos/informes
Área geográphica
Europa, Europa y Central Asia, Países de la Unión Europea, Europa Septentrional

This Act regulates public health. The purpose of this Act is to protect human health, prevent diseases and promote health, which is to be achieved through the performance of duties by the state, local governments, legal persons in public law, legal persons in private law and natural persons, and through the system of national and local measures. The basic requirements for protection of the physical and social environment and health are no person shall endanger the health of other persons by his or her direct action or by harming the physical and social environment; the development and spread of infection and other health hazards shall be prevented in the manufacture, preparation, transport, preservation and sale of foodstuffs intended for sale; drinking water and bathing water shall be safe for health; packaged natural mineral water and spring water shall be safe for health; consumer goods, in particular products for children, shall be produced from such materials and in such a way that ordinary use is safe for human health; cosmetic products shall be of such composition and be handled in such way that upon the intended use such products are safe for human health; the same requirements shall apply to goods produced in and imported to Estonia; the use of ultraviolet radiation, infra-red radiation, radio-frequency radiation, low-frequency radiation and static electric and magnetic fields (non-ionizing radiation) and visible light sources shall comply with the requirements, be safe for human health and comply with the established limits; the level of noise, vibration, ultrasound or infrasound shall not cause health disorders and shall comply with the requirements established for rest and non-work areas; and keeping, transport, burial and reburial of bodies shall be organised such that it would not endanger human health. In addition, the Act provides for the Water and Health Safety Information System.

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Referencias - Legislación


Directive 2006/7/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the management of bathing water quality and repealing Directive 76/160/EEC.

Legislación | Unión Europea | 2006

Palabra clave: Contaminación marina, Control de la contaminación, Monitoreo, Contaminación de las aguas dulces, Agua de uso recreativo


Council Directive 80/777/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the exploitation and marketing of natural mineral waters.

Legislación | Unión Europea | 1980

Palabra clave: Control de calidad de los alimentos/inocuidad de los alimentos, Normas, Agua mineral, Envasado/etiquetado, Comercio interior, Comercio internacional


Council Directive 98/83/EC on the quality of water intended for human consumption.

Legislación | Unión Europea | 1998

Palabra clave: Control de calidad de los alimentos/inocuidad de los alimentos, Agua potable, Normas, Abastecimiento de agua, Normas sobre calidad del agua, Monitoreo, Plaguicidas