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Name: Provisions of the Swedish National Board of Occupational Safety and Health on Work Place Design. No. 42 of 2000.
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 2000-11-15
Entry into force:
Published on: Arbetsmiljöverkets Författningssamling, 2000-11-06, No. 42
ISN: SWE-2000-M-75469
Bibliography: Arbetsmiljöverkets Författningssamling, 2000-11-06, No. 42
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Arbetsmiljöverket, Sweden, 93 p. (consulted on 2007-03-12)
Abstract/Citation: Issued under section 18 of the Work Environment Ordinance (No. 1166 of 1977).
Provieds rules on the design of workplaces.
Section 1: Scope;
Section 2: Definitions;
Sections 3-4: Design;
Sections 5-10: General rules;
Section 11: Daylight;
Sections 12-17: Lighting;
Section 18; Air quality;
Sections 19-30: Ventilation;
Sections 31-33: Thermal climate;
Sections 34-36: Noise;
Section 37: Electricity;
Sections 38-39: Water and drainage installations;
Sections 40-41: Furnishings and equipment;
Sections 42-44: Floors, walls and roofs;
Sections 45-52: Windows, doors and gates;
Sections 53-58: Traffic routes, passageways and corridors;
Sections 59-61: Stairs and fixed ladders;
Sections 62-66: Goods intakes, loading bays and ramps;
Sections 67-68: Loading hatches;
Sections 69-76: Safety devices and emergency equipment;
Sections 77-91: Alarm systems and escape routes;
Sections 92-115: Personnel facilities; and
Sections 116-117. Operation and maintenance.
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