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  1. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 356 of 2013) amending the Act (No. 1072 of 2010) on the Work Environment. (Lov (Nr 356 af 2013) om ændring af lov om arbejdsmiljø og om ophævelse af lov om arbejdsmiljøcertifikat til virksomheder.) - Act online in Danish

    Adoption: 2013-04-09 | Date of entry into force: 2013-04-15 | Date of partial entry into force: 2013-11-01 | DNK-2013-L-97706

    Introduces to the act a new article 1 a concerning the physical and the psychological work and a new chapter 11 a concerning recognized health and safety certificates.

    Amends article 67 p.1 no. 6, article 81 p.1, article 81a p.1 no. 5, article 74 p.7 no.1, article 82 p.6 concerning changes in a number of terms.

    Repeals Act (No. 442 of 2001) on health and safety certificates for enterprises.

  2. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1088 of 2011) on professional occupational safety and health training. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1088 af 2011) om arbejdsmiljøfaglige uddannelser.) - Order online in Danish Order online in English

    Adoption: 2011-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | DNK-2011-R-90427

    Contains 11 sections concerning, inter alia:

    Section 1: Scope etc.
    Section 2: Requirement for training and a test as well as description of the qualification requirements for work with cranes, forklift trucks, stackers and telescope loaders.
    Section 3: Training requirements as well as description of qualification requirements for work with elevators etc., steam boilers etc. and refrigeration plant.
    Section 4: Training requirements as well as description of the qualification requirements for work with hazardous substances and materials.
    Section 5: Training requirements as well as description of the qualification requirements for erecting and dismantling scaffolding.
    Section 6: Documentation for completion of training and tests etc.
    Section 7: Age requirements.
    Section 8: Exemptions from the training requirement.
    Section 9: Exemption.
    Section 10: Appeals and penalties.
    Section 11: Entry into force.

    Appendix 1-11.

    Repeals Order (No. 382 of 2007) on operator's certificates for cranes and forklift trucks etc.

  3. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1092 of 2011) amending the Asbestos Order (No. 1502 of 2004). (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1092 af 2011) om ændring af bekendtgørelse om asbest (Nr 1502 af 2004).) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2011-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | DNK-2011-R-90429

    Amends article 27 concerning education and certificate of examination.

  4. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1095 of 2011) amending the Order (No. 1109 of 1992) on the Use of Work Equipment. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1095 af 2011) om ændring af bekendtgørelse (Nr 1109 af 1992) om anvendelse af tekniske hjælpemidler.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2011-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | DNK-2011-R-90431

    Amends p. 6.24 and 6.26 (work equipment related to scaffolding and chimneys) in Annex 1.

    Repeals p. 6.25 in Annex 1 (work equipment related to scaffolding and chimneys).

  5. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1125 of 2011) amending the Order (No. 292 of 2001) respecting work with substances and materials (chemical agents). (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1125 af 2011) om ændring af bekendtgørelse (Nr 292 af 2001) om arbejde med stoffer og materialer (kemiske agenser).) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2011-11-28 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | DNK-2011-R-90434

    Amends p. 7 (Education) in Annex III and p. 7 (Education) in Annex IV.

  6. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1073 of 2011) amending the Order (No. 247 of 2003) to limit applicability of the Working Environment Act upon work performed in the worker's home. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1073 af 2011) om ændring af bekendtgørelse om begrænsninger i anvendelsen af lov om arbejdsmiljø på arbejde, som udføres i den ansattes hjem.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2011-11-22 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | DNK-2011-R-90106

    Amends article 3 concerning work environment organization etc. The Work Environment Act chapter 2 on cooperation with respect to safety and health shall not apply to work performed in the worker's home.

  7. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 597 of 2011) amending the Act (No. 1072 of 2010) on the Work Environment. (Lov (Nr 597 af 2011) om ændring af lov (Nr 1072 af 2010) om arbejdsmiljø.) - Act online in Danish

    Adoption: 2011-06-14 | Date of entry into force: 2012-01-01 | DNK-2011-L-89969

    Amends article 72 (1), 72 (a) (1), 72 (a) (2), 82 (3) (4), 83 (2) and (4)-(6) as amended by Act No. 1538 of 2010.

  8. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 57 of 2011) on biological agents and the workplace. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 57 af 2011) om biologiske agenser og arbejdsmiljø.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2011-01-27 | Date of entry into force: 2011-02-01 | DNK-2011-R-90022

    Contains 7 chapters concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: Scope etc.
    Chapter 2: General provisions.
    Chapter 3: Special provisions.
    Chapter 4: Review etc.
    Chapter 5: Exemptions and appeals.
    Chapter 6: Penalties.
    Chapter 7: Entry into force etc.

    The Order contains 8 appendix.

    Repeals Order (No. 864 of 1993) on biological agents and working environment.

  9. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1538 of 2010) amending the Act (No. 1072 of 2010) on the Work Environment. (Lov (Nr 1538 af 2010) om ændring af lov (Nr 1072 af 2010) om arbejdsmiljø) - Act online in Danish

    Adoption: 2010-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | DNK-2010-L-88836

    Amends articles 14, 66, 68 and 81 concerning financing and re-organisation of the efforts of the parties related to work environment.

  10. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1527 of 2010) amending the Order (No. 1109 of 1992) on the Use of Work Equipment. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1527 af 2010) om ændring af bekendtgørelse (Nr 1109 af 1992) om anvendelse af tekniske hjælpemidler.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2010-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2010-12-31 | DNK-2010-R-88866

    Amends Appendix 1, p. 6.20 concerning regulations on security equipment at work.

  11. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1180 of 2010) on cooperation respecting Safety and Health at the workplace. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1180 af 2010) om samarbejde om sikkerhed og sundhed.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2010-10-15 | Date of entry into force: 2010-10-17 | DNK-2010-R-88878

    Contains 11 chapters and 44 articles concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: Scope and purpose.
    Chapter 2: Companies without a work environment organisation.
    Chapter 3: Companies with a work environment organisation.
    Chapter 4: Contracts.
    Chapter 5: Selection and appointment of members of the work environment organisation.
    Chapter 6: Other obligations of the employer.
    Chapter 7: Work environment education.
    Chapter 8: Committee of the Central Work Environment Council.
    Chapter 9: Exemptions and appeals.
    Chapter 10: Penalties.
    Chapter 11: Entry into force etc.

  12. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Order (No. 1072 of 2010) consolidating the Work Environment Act (No. 268 of 2005). (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1072 af 2010) af lov om arbejdsmiljø (No. 268 of 2005).) - Order online in English Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2010-09-07 | DNK-2010-L-88879

    Consolidated text with amendments through May 2010, containing 90 articles and 16 chapters (some provisions repealed) concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: Purpose and scope.
    Chapter 2: Cooperation in the safety and health.
    Chapter 3: Sector work environment councils.
    Chapter 4: General obligations.
    Chapter 5: Performance of work.
    Chapter 6: Arrangement at the workplace.
    Chapter 7: Technical equipment, etc.
    Chapter 8: Substances and materials.
    Chapter 9: Rest and rest days.
    Chapter 10: Young people under 18 years.
    Chapter 11: Medical examination, etc.
    Chapter 12: Work Environment Council.
    Chapter 12 a: Funding etc. of actors work environment efforts.
    Chapter 13: Working Environment Authority.
    Chapter 13 a: The National Research center for Work Environment.
    Chapter 14: Complaints access.
    Chapter 15: Penalties.
    Chapter 16: Entry into force etc.

  13. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 840 of 2010) on authorization of providers of mandatory work environment training courses. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 840 af 2010) om godkendelse af udbydere af de obligatoriske arbejdsmiljøuddannelser.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2010-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 2010-10-01 | DNK-2010-R-88894

    Contains 38 articles and 8 chapters concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: Scope.
    Chapter 2: Work environment training courses for members of work environment organisation.
    Chapter 3: Work environment training courses for coordinators.
    Chapter 4: Common requirements for providers of mandatory work environment training courses for members of work environment organisations and coordinators.
    Chapter 5: Approval of providers.
    Chapter 6: Fee.
    Chapter 7: Appeals.
    Chapter 8: Commencement, transitional provisions, etc.

    Contains one annex.

    Repeals Order (No. 1503 of 2004) on work environment training courses.

  14. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 733 of 2010) on Notification of Occupational Accidents. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 733 af 2010) om anmeldelse af ulykker.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2010-06-25 | DNK-2010-R-88892

    Contains 14 articles concerning the information to be included in a notification of occupational accidents according to article 1 of the Order.

    Contains one annex.

  15. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 615 of 2010) respecting reporting of work accidents etc. to the Danish Working Environment Authority. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 615 af 2010) om anmeldelse af arbejdsulykker m.v. til Arbejdstilsynet.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2010-06-08 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-01 | DNK-2010-R-88897

    Contains 10 articles providing for regulations respecting reporting of work accidents. The employer shall promptly, within 9 days after the first day of absence, report occupational injuries and poisoning cases occurred at work for the employer, in case the accident or poisoning have resulted in work inability in 1 day or more beyond the day of the injury.

  16. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 605 of 2010) respecting duty of physicians and dentists to report work related illnesses to the Danish Working Environment Authority and the National Board of Occupational Injuries. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 605 af 2010) om lægers og tandlægers pligt til at anmelde erhvervssygdomme til Arbejdstilsynet og Arbejdsskadestyrelsen.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2010-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-01 | DNK-2010-R-88898

    Contains 11 articles concerning the duty, on the pain of fines, of medical doctors and dentists to report established or suspected work-related illnesses to the competent authorities.

    Contains one annex.

  17. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 562 of 2010) respecting protection against exposure to artificial optical radiation at work places. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 562 af 2010) om beskyttelse mod udsættelse for kunstig optisk stråling i forbindelse med arbejdet.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2010-05-26 | Date of entry into force: 2010-05-30 | DNK-2010-R-88903

    Contains 15 articles and 7 chapters concerning, inter alia:

    Chapter 1: Scope and definitions.
    Chapter 2: General Provisions.
    Chapter 3: The employer's duties.
    Chapter 4: Occupational medicine studies.
    Chapter 5: Exemptions and appeals.
    Chapter 6: Punishment.
    Chapter 7: Entry into force.

    Contains Annex I, II och III.

  18. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1530 of 2009) on the Working Environment Research Fund. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1530 af 2009) om Arbejdsmiljøforskningsfonden.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2009-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-04 | DNK-2009-R-84744

    Chapter 1: Foundation, purpose and means of the Fund
    Chapter 2: Structure and committees of the Fund
    Chapter 3: Common provisions for the committees
    Chapter 4: Strategy for research and development of work environment etc.
    Chapter 5: Fund grants for work environment projects
    Chapter 6: Administration of the Fund
    Chapter 7: Other provisions concerning reporting, appeals and entry into force

  19. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 356 of 2009) to amend the Asbestos Order (No. 1502 of 2004). (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 356 af 2009) om ændring af bekendtgørelse om asbest (Nr 1502 af 2004).) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2009-04-28 | Date of entry into force: 2009-05-12 | DNK-2009-R-85781

    Amends article 3, ss 2-4, concerning exceptions to the general asbestos ban.

  20. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 20 of 2009) to amend Order (No. 292 of 2001) respecting work with substances and materials (chemical agents). (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 20 af 2009) om ændring af bekendtgørelse (Nr 292 af 2001) om arbejde med stoffer og materialer (kemiske agenser).) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2009-01-12 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-22 | DNK-2009-R-84745

    Amends the introduction, articles 1, 2, 21 and 26, and Annex 1-4 by introducing the changes required by the European Community Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemical substances (the REACH Regulation).

  21. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1422 of 2008) to amend the Order (No. 574 of 2001) respecting the duties etc, of persons submitting or advising on projects under the Work Environment Act. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1422 af 2008) om ændring af bekendtgørelse (Nr 574 af 2001) om projekterendes og rådgiveres pligter m.v. efter lov om arbejdsmiljø.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2008-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | DNK-2008-R-84666

    Adds article 6 (2-4) concerning the requirements to consider 'general principles of safety and health' in construction projects (hereafter the former section 2 becomes section 5); and article 13 (2) concerning the construction coordinator's elaboration of a journal considering potential safety and health aspects of a construction project. Attaches annex 2 with 'general principles of safety and health', based on EU regulation.

  22. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1423 of 2008) to amend Order (No. 589 of 2001) on conditions at construction sites and similar places of work. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1423 af 2008) om ændring af bekendtgørelse (Nr 589 af 2001) om indretning af byggepladser og lignende arbejdssteder.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2008-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | DNK-2008-R-84667

    Repeals article 7. Amends article 5 concerning the obligation of multiple employers working on the same construction site to cooperate on securing a safe and healthy work environment; and article 8 concerning 'special prevention principles in construction', as attached to the Order. Adds article 6 (2-3) concerning the safety and health responsibility of particular employers operating on the same construction site under the supervision of the overall construction coordinator.

  23. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1395 of 2008) to amend the Work Environment Act (No. 268 of 2005). - Act online in Danish

    Adoption: 2008-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 2009-12-29 | Date of partial entry into force: 2009-01-01 | DNK-2008-L-84690

    Amends articles 2 (3), 4a, 18, 20a, 37, 77 (1, 4 and 5), 77a, 78, 78a, 79, 81a, 82 (1-2 and 4) concerning increased fines for negligence; adjustment of the duties and responsibilities of construction companies; specification of the authority of The Danish Working Environment Authority; and introduction of references to The EU Workplace Health and Safety Directive.

  24. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 1252 of 2008) to amend Order (No. 559 of 2002) respecting special duties for producers, suppliers and importers, etc, of substances and materials under the Work Environment Act. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 1252 af 2008) om ændring af bekendtgørelse (Nr 559 af 2002) om særlige pligter for fremstillere, leverandører og importører mv. af stoffer og materialer efter lov om arbejdsmiljø.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2008-12-15 | Date of entry into force: 2008-12-18 | DNK-2008-R-84664

    Amends the introduction, footnote and article 14 by introducing references to EC Regulation No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH). Amends art. 15, 17 and 18 concerning dispensations granted by The Danish Working Environment Authority and penalties.

  25. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 910 of 2008) on genetic technology and work environment. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 910 af 2008) om genteknologi og arbejdsmiljø.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2008-09-11 | Date of entry into force: 2008-09-17 | DNK-2008-R-84630

    Introduces the following 10 chapters concerning work with genetically modified organisms and laboratories, laboratory areas, scaling-up attempts, production, and the role of the Danish Working Environment Authority:

    Chapter 1: Scope and content.
    Chapter 2: Assessment of safety and health prior to starting work.
    Chapter 3: Classification of laboratories, plants for production and scaling up.
    Chapter 4: Notification and approval of research projects and other laboratory projects.
    Chapter 5: Notification and approval of attempts to scale up and production.
    Chapter 6: Substitution of donors with less dangerous alternatives.
    Chapter 7: General provisions.
    Chapter 8-10: Dispensations, complaints, penalties, entry into force and transitional provisions.

    Contains five annexes on techniques for genetic modifications, classification of laboratories, evaluation of biological systems, notification and approval of projects.

  26. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (2008:5) on ILO Convention No. 162 concerning safety in the use of asbestos. (Bekendtgørelse (2008:5) af ILO-konvention nr. 162 af 24. juni 1986 om sikkerhed ved anvendelse af asbest.) - Order online

    Adoption: 2008-05-22 | Date of entry into force: 2007-12-18 | DNK-2008-R-84590

    Announces that Denmark has ratified ILO Convention No. 162 and contains the text in Danish and English with its following 6 chapters:

    Part I: Scope and Definitions.
    Part II: General Principles.
    Part III: Protective and Preventive Measures.
    Part IV: Surveillance of the Working Environment and Workers' Health.
    Part V: Information and Education.
    Part VI: Final Provisions.

    Greenland and the Faroe Islands are not covered by the ratification.

  27. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 258 of 2007) on the Authorisation of Health and Safety Consultants. - Bekendtgørelse om autorisation af arbejdsmiljørådgivere

    Adoption: 2007-03-20 | DNK-2007-M-80304

    Contains 8 chapters and 30 sections, concerning, inter alia, the qualifications and authorisation of Health and Safety Consultants, complaints and provisions on the entry into force.

  28. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Notification No. 1755 of 2006 of the Act on chemical substances and agents (No. 21 of 1996).

    Adoption: 2006-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-01 | DNK-2006-L-75223

    Provides rules to prevent occupational risks, unnecessary envionmental risks and/or damage during production, storage, use and demolishing of chemical substances and agents.
    Contains 13 Chapters (scope, general rules, reporting, classification, labelling, etc., including penalties).

  29. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 720 of 2006) to amend Notification (No. 908 of 2005) respecting measures to prevent the risk of cancer in connection with work with substances and materials.

    Adoption: 2006-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-15 | DNK-2006-M-74211

    Amends s. 8 respecting ventilation.

  30. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 63 of 2006) to protect against exposure to noice in connection with work.

    Adoption: 2006-02-06 | Date of entry into force: 2006-02-15 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2008-02-15 | DNK-2006-M-72979

    Contains six chapters with 20 sections respecting, i.a., field of application and definitions (ch. 1), employer's duties (ch. 2), medical examinations etc. (ch. 3), derogations and appeals (ch. 4), penal sanctions (ch. 5), etc. Notification (No. 801 of 1993) will continue to apply to music- and entertainment sector until 15 February 2008.

  31. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 54 of 2006) respecting protection against exposure to noise in connection with work on off-shore installations.

    Adoption: 2006-01-31 | Date of entry into force: 2006-02-15 | DNK-2006-M-72978

    Contains 13 chapters with 25 sections respecting, i.a., field of application (ch. 1), definitions (ch. 2), general measures against excessive noise (ch. 3), exposure action and exposure limit values (ch. 4), measures in connection with noise exceeding exposure limits etc. (ch.5), control of hearing capacity etc. (ch.6), measuring of noise levels (ch. 7), planning of off-shore installations (ch. 9), derogations (ch. 11), penal provisions (ch. 12), etc.; i.a. repeals Notification (No. 304 of 1999) respecting noice on permanent off-shore installations.

  32. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 908 of 2005) respecting measures to prevent the risk of cancer in connection with work with substances and materials.

    Adoption: 2005-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 2005-10-15 | DNK-2005-M-72100

    Contains 6 chapters respecting, i.a, field of application (ch. 1), general rules (ch. 2), special measures (ch. 3), revision, exemption and appeal (ch. 4), penal sanctions (ch. 5) and entry into force (ch. 6 ); four appendices respectively deals with substances and materials, work processes, rules for labelling and information respecting work processes and work methods etc.; implements European Council Directives: 90/394/EEC, 97/42/EC and 1999/38/EC.

  33. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Executive Order No. 908 of 2005 on Measures to Protect Workers from the Risks related to Exposure to Carcinogenic Substances and Materials at Work. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2005-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 2005-10-15 | DNK-2005-M-75582

    Issued under the Working Environment Act. Supplements Executive Order No. 292 of 2001 on Work with Substances and Materials (Chemcial Agents), Executive Order No. 559 of 2002 on Special Duties for Manufacturers, Suppliers and Importers, etc. of Substances and Materials pursuant to the Working Environment Act and Executive Order No. 559 of 2004 on the Performance of Work.

    Consists of 39 sections (scope, replacement products, instructions, etc.).

  34. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 850 of 2005) of a list of occupational diseases notified as from 1 January 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-09-12 | Date of entry into force: 2005-10-01 | DNK-2005-M-72093

    Notification has two sections as well as two appendices respectively containing a list of occupational diseases notified as from 1 January 2005 and a subject index.

  35. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 851 of 2005) of a list of occupational diseases notified before 1 January 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-09-12 | Date of entry into force: 2005-10-01 | DNK-2005-M-72095

    Notification has two sections and three appendices, respectively containing a list of occupational diseases, an excerpt from the WHO IARC's list and a subject index.

  36. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 682 of 2005) respecting protection against exposure to vibration in connection with work.

    Adoption: 2005-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-06 | DNK-2005-M-70845

    Contains 15 sections respecting, i.a., field of application and definitions (ss. 1 to 2), general provisions (s. 3), employers' duties (ss. 4 to 9), medical examinations (ss. 10 to 11), exemption and appeal(ss. 12 to 13), sanctions (s. 14), entry into force and transitional provisions (s. 15); two annexes on hand-arm and whole-body vibration enclosed; implements Directive 2002/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 June 2002 on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (vibration).

  37. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 667 of 2005) respecting State compensation for participants in practical vocational orientation, etc.

    Adoption: 2005-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 2005-08-01 | DNK-2005-M-71822

    Contains six chapters and 23 sections respecting purpose and contents (ch. 1), common rules (ch. 2), personal field of application (ch. 3), extent of compensation (ch. 4), administration (ch. 5) and entry into force and transitional rules (ch. 6).

  38. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 681 of 2005) respecting protection against exposure to vibration in connection with work on off-shore installations.

    Adoption: 2005-06-24 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-06 | DNK-2005-M-70844

    Contains 15 sections respecting, i.a., field of application and definitions (ss. 1 to 2), general provisions (s. 3), employers' duties (ss. 4 to 9), medical examinations (ss. 10 to 11), exemption (ss. 12 to 13), sanctions (s. 14) and entry into force provisions (s. 15); two annexes on hand-arm and whole-body vibration enclosed; implements Directive 2002/44/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 June 2002 on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (vibration).

  39. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 630 of 2005) of certain rules in accordance with the Work Environment Act, which are applicable to permanent installations at sea.

    Adoption: 2005-06-24 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-15 | DNK-2005-M-70944

    Contains five sections respecting, i.a., applicable rules and penal sanctions.

  40. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 388 of 2005) of a list of occupational diseases.

    Adoption: 2005-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 2005-06-01 | DNK-2005-M-70717

    Contains three sections respecting, i.a., the conditions for considering a disease occupational and the diseases that entitle to compensation and which are listed in annex 1 as compared with annex 2; contains a third annex with a subject index.

  41. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 61 of 2005) to amend Notification (No. 711 of 1987) respecting safety etc. on off-shore installations.

    Adoption: 2005-01-18 | Date of entry into force: 2005-02-01 | DNK-2005-M-69899

    Repeals ss. 44 and 45(2).

  42. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Asbestos Order (No. 1502 of 2004). (Bekendtgørelse om asbest) - Order on-line in Danish

    Adoption: 2004-12-22 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | Date of partial entry into force: 2006-04-15 | DNK-2004-M-69572

    Contains 12 chapters and 37 sections respecting, i.a., field of application and definitions (ch. 1), prohibition (ch. 2), general rules (ch. 3), organisation and cleaning of work places (ch. 4), personal protective equipment (ch. 5), demolition and repair work (ch. 6), notification and education (ch. 7), measurements (ch. 8), particular rules on asbestos waste (ch. 9), medical examination (ch. 10), exemption and appeal (ch. 11), penal clauses (ch. 12).
    Four appendices attached.

  43. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Executive Order No. 1506 of 2004 to amend the Executive Order (No. 575 of 2001) on the Health and Safety Activities of Enterprises. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2004-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-01 | DNK-2004-M-75614

    Inserts a new section 26a (safety group training).

  44. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Executive Order No. 1497 of 2004 on Publication of the Health and Safety Conditions of Enterprises, etc. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2004-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | DNK-2004-M-75631

    Issued under the Working Environment Act.

    Provides for the publication on the Danish Working Environment Authority's website of the OSH situation at a workplace. An enterprises is issued a "Green Smiley" when it has obtained a certificate that the OSH rules are respected, a "Yellow Smiley" when an inspection has decided that an OSH rule is violated and a "Red Smiley" when the inspection has decided upon an improvement notice.

  45. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 1493 of 2004) of a list of occupational diseases.

    Adoption: 2004-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | DNK-2004-M-69571

    Contains two sections and three appendices, including two lists of diseases/injuries and the actions/substances that may cause them.

  46. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification (No. 557 of 2004) to amend Notification (No. 575 of 2001) respecting safety and health at the workplace.

    Adoption: 2004-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | DNK-2004-M-68090

    Amends ss. 31(1) and 35(1)(4).

  47. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Executive Order No. 599 of 2004 on the Performance of Work. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2004-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-04 | DNK-2004-M-75600

    Issued under the Working Environment Act.

    Consists of 32 sections (scope, planning and organisation of work, workplace assessment, performance of work, training and instructions, inspection, detailed rules and exemptions, right of appeal, penalty provisions).

  48. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Executive Order No. 553 of 2004 on the Use of Authorised Health and Consultants for a Period of Time (Improvement Notice Issued for a Period of Time - Period Notice). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2004-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | DNK-2004-M-75626

    Provides rules applicable when the Danish Working Environment Authority has issued an improvement notice to an employer caused by either significant problem or violation of the OSH legislation.
    Divided into four Parts (scope; period notice; duties of the employer; and exemptions, appeals and penalty).

  49. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Executive Order No. 554 of 2004 on the Use of Authorised Health and Safety Consultants to Solve Specific Health and Safety Problems (Improvement Notice Issued to Solve Specific Problems - Problem Notice). - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2004-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | DNK-2004-M-75627

    Issued under the Working Environment Act.

    Provides rules applicable when the Danish Working Environment Authority finds a significant problem, serious or complex health and safety problems and issues an improvment notice.

    Consist of four parts: scope, problem notice (ergonomic, biological, chemical, physical and psychological fields), duties of the employer and exemptions, appeals and penalty.

  50. Denmark - Occupational safety and health - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Executive Order No. 555 of 2004 on the Authorisation of Health and Safety Consultants to Assist Enterprises in Complying with Improvement Notices on the Use of Consultancy. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2004-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 2004-09-15 | DNK-2004-M-75628

    Issued under the Working Environment Act.

    Provides rules on the authorisation of OSH consultants to ensure their necessary qualifications.

    Consists of five parts (purpose, function and responsibilities, authorisation and verification thereof, application for authorisation, fees, exemptions and right of appeal.

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