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Name: The Swedish Maritime Administration's Provisions and General Rules No. 23 of 2005 on Occupational Safety and Health On Board Vessels.
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons; Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 2005-11-15
Entry into force:
Published on: Sjöfartsverkets Författningssamling, 2005, No. 23
ISN: SWE-2005-M-75645
Bibliography: Sjöfartsverkets Författningssamling, 2005, No. 23
Text on-line in Swedish only Text on-line in Swedish only Swedish Maritime Administration, Sweden, 53 p. (consulted on 2007-03-29)
Abstract/Citation: Consists of 8 Chapters.

Chapter 1: General rules (scope, definitions, etc.);
Chapter 2: The Work Environment Authority's Rules (detailed rules for work in different environments, work adaptation and rehabilitation, work with asbestos, chemicals, etc, medical examinations, personal protective equipment, lifting devices, vibration, welfare facilities, etc.);
Chapter 3: Lighting;
Chapter 4: Noise (exposure levels, controls, protective equipment);
Chapter 5: Freezing devices;
Chapter 6: Young workers (hours of work, rest, etc.);
Chapter 7: Exposure to petrol (prohibition, preventive measures, ventilation and cleaning); and
Chapter 8: Ventilation (quality of the air, etc).

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