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  1. Denmark - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - 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.

  2. Denmark - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - 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.

  3. Denmark - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - 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.

  4. Denmark - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - 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).

  5. Denmark - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Executive Order No. 589 of 2001 on the Conditions at Construction Sites and Similar Places of Work. (Bekendtgørelse om indretning af byggepladser og lignende arbejdssteder) - Unofficial English translation Text in Danish

    Adoption: 2001-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-21 | DNK-2001-M-75602

    Issued under the Working Environment Act. Consists of 58 sections (scope, planning and cooperation, general provisions, fall and slippage risks, other risks, access and transport routes, lighting, order and clearing, welfare facilities, exemptions and appeals and penalty provisions).

  6. Denmark - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting safety training for fishermen (No. 758 of 1994).

    Adoption: 1994-08-19 | Date of entry into force: 1994-09-01 | DNK-1994-M-42414

    Provides that participation in certain prescribed safety training for fishermen is a precondition for work on board any vessel, irrespective of tonnage.

  7. Denmark - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification of the Act respecting the safety of ships (No. 400 of 1993).

    Adoption: 1993-06-18 | DNK-1993-M-34473

    Provides for rules in respect of occupational safety, working environment boards and supervision.

  8. Denmark - Protection in certain sectors of economic activity - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Notification respecting safety in work carried out by professional divers. No. 30.

    Adoption: 1988-01-15 | DNK-1988-M-4832

    Regulates the manner in which the work is to be carried out by professional divers.


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