|Original name:||Bekendtgørelse af lov om arbejdsmiljø|
|Name:||Order (No. 268 of 2005) consolidating the Work Environment Act (No. 784 of 1999).|
|Subject(s):||Conditions of work|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Lovtidende A, 2005-04-26, Vol. 51, No. 268, pp. 2049-2068
|Bibliography:||Lovtidende A, 2005-04-26, Vol. 51, No. 268, pp. 2049-2068
Unofficial English translation (consolidated up to Act No. 268 of 16 March 2005) Danish Working Environment Authority, Denmark, 24 p. PDF (consulted on 2007-03-26)
|Abstract/Citation:||Consolidated text with amendments through December 2004, containing 90 sections (some provisions repealed), respecting, i.a., object and feld of application (ch. 1), businesses' safety and health work (ch. 2), general duties (ch. 4), performance of work (ch. 5), organisation of work place (ch. 6), technical devices etc. (ch. 7), materials etc. (ch. 8), rest period etc. (ch. 9), young persons below 18 years of age (ch. 10), medical examination etc. (ch. 11), Work Environment Council (ch. 12), Labour Inspection (ch. 13), appeal (ch. 14), sanctions (ch. 15).
The Act implements Council Directive 89/391/EEC of 12 June 1989 on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in safety and health of workers at work, certain provisions of Council Directive 94/33/EC of 22 June 1994 on the protection of young people at work and Council Directive 2003/88/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 4 November 2003 concerning certain aspects of the organisation of working time.