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Mr Imre Horgosi vs. Visteon Hungary Ltd.

Case overview

Date filed 20 April 2004
Current status Concluded
Issue Personal injury in the manufacturing sector in Hungary
Summary of the case In April 2004 the Hungarian NCP received a request for review on behalf of Mr Imre Horgosi alleging that the company for whom he worked, Visteon Hungary Ltd had breached the employment and industrial relations provisions of the Guidelines as he had suffered skin irritation because of the inappropriate protective gloves provided for employees using chemicals.

After analysing the specific instance the NCP proposed some measures to the company in order to modify the safety regulations, improve workers’ training etc.
Developments/Outcome A joint statement was signed by the Ministry of Education and Transport and Visteon Hungary Ltd on 20 February 2007 but only released on 14 May 2007 when attempts to agree a trilateral statement were not successful.
Relevant OECD Guidelines
Case keywords Health and safety

NCP Information

NCP name National Contact Point Hungary
NCP address Honvéd St 13-15 H-1055 Budapest, Hungary
NCP website http://www.gkm.hu/dokk/main/gkm
Other NCPs involved

Complainant

NGO

Company Information

Company responsible Visteon Hungary Ltd
Company address
Company website
Company in violation Visteon Hungary Ltd
Country of operations Hungary
Other companies involved

Timeline of developments

Date Actor Action Description Document
20 February 2007 National Contact Point Hungary joint statement A joint statement was signed by the Ministry of Education and Transport and Visteon Hungary Ltd on 20 February 2007 but only released on 14 May 2007 when attempts to agree a trilateral statement were not successful. download pdf (307Kb)  

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