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  1. Denmark - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order (No. 575 of 2008) on medical examinations of seafarers and fishermen. (Bekendtgørelse (Nr 575 af 2008) om lægeundersøgelse af søfarende og fiskere.) - Order online in Danish

    Adoption: 2008-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-01 | DNK-2008-R-84620

    Introduces the following 7 chapters:

    Chapter 1: Application.
    Chapter 2: Medical examinations of seafarers and fishermen.
    Chapter 3: Health certificate.
    Chapter 4: Complaint provisions.
    Chapter 5: General provisions.
    Chapter 6: Penalty provisions.
    Chapter 7: Entry into force and interim provisions.

  2. Denmark - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (No. 547 of 2006) to amend Act (No. 627 of 2002) on safety at sea and the Seamen's Act (No. 742 of 2005).

    Adoption: 2006-06-08 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-01 | DNK-2006-L-73832

    Act No. 677 of 2002: Amends, i.a., ss. 14(1) and 31; repeals s. 29(3) to (6); inserts new ss. 29a to 29e (penal sanctions following navigation under the influence of alcohol; right of police to resort to breath test, penal sanctions for navigating contrary to court prohibition etc.) as well as new ss. 32(2) to (5) (aspects to consider when determining punishment).

    Act No. 742 of 2005: Amends s. 17

  3. Denmark - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Notification (No. 32 of 2005) to amend Notification (No. 592 of 1981) respecting the safety rules which have hitherto been in force for installations at sea and which, subject to certain amendments, will remain in force after the entry into force [on 1 Jan. 1982] of Act (No. 292 of 1981) respecting certain installations at sea.

    Adoption: 2005-01-13 | Date of entry into force: 2005-02-01 | DNK-2005-L-69890

    Repeals ss. 4A(9) and (21).

  4. Denmark - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act on safety at sea (No. 627 of 2002).

    Adoption: 2002-07-26 | DNK-2002-L-71437

    Consolidation of Act No. 554 of 24 June 2000.

    Chapter 1. Application of the Act to Danish and foreign ships
    Chapter 2. Provisions relating to construction, equipment, etc. of ships
    Chapter 3. Safety of navigation
    Chapter 4. General obligations
    Chapter 5. Detention and prohibition against calling at a port
    Chapter 6. Surveys
    Chapter 7. Dentention Board
    Chapter 8. Classification societies
    Chapter 9. Payment and guarantee in connection with surveys and detentions
    Chapter 10. The Ships Inspection Council
    Chapter 11. Working Environment Boards and Working Environment Services
    Chapter 12. Penalty Clause
    Chapter 13. Entry into force, etc.

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

    Notification (No. 517 of 2001) respecting sickness allowances and birth grants to seafarers.

    Adoption: 2001-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 2001-06-18 | DNK-2001-M-60701

    Contains 41 sections covering, inter alia, definitions, list of beneficiaries, general conditions, notification and documentation, calculation and payment rules, special rules in case of maternity and child birth, daily cash benefit in case of occupational injury, financial rules, appeal, administrative and miscellaneous rules.

  6. Denmark - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Notification (No. 554 of 2000) of the Safety at Sea Act (No. 900 of 1998).

    Adoption: 2000-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2000-07-01 | DNK-2000-L-58324

    Consolidated text through May 2000.

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

    Act (No. 1088 of 1999) to amend the Seamen's Act (No. 766 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1999-12-29 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | DNK-1999-L-55741

    Contains several amendments and additions covering, inter alia, ss. 18d (right to leave for family reasons such as disease or accident) and 35 (1:1) (certain conditions for such leave).

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

    Notification (No. 204 of 1999) respecting medical examination of seafarers.

    Adoption: 1999-03-30 | Date of entry into force: 1999-09-01 | DNK-1999-M-53755

    Contains 25 sections covering, inter alia, scope of application, medical examination of seafarers, specialised physician, health certificate, appeal, general conditions, penal sanctions and entry into force rules.

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

    Safety at Sea Act (No. 900 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 1999-03-01 | DNK-1998-L-52194

    Contains 36 sections covering, inter alia, scope of application, rules governing building and running of ship, navigation rules, general duties, conditions to withhold ship, monitoring, competent authorities, penal sanctions and entry into force. Repeals Acts (No. 594 of 1996) respecting safety on board and (No. 587 of 1988) navigation security.

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

    Notification (No. 102 of 1998) respecting health service on board ship.

    Adoption: 1998-02-16 | Date of entry into force: 1998-04-01 | DNK-1998-M-49638

    Contains five sections covering, inter alia, responsibility to provide for health service on board ship, and physicians' duties in case of severe sickness, birth or death on board. Repeals Notification No. 610 of 1973 on the same subject.

  11. Denmark - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act (No. 887 of 1997) to amend the Act (No. 594 of 1996) respecting safety on ships.

    Adoption: 1997-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 1998-02-01 | DNK-1997-L-49232

    Contains several amendments including, inter alia, ss. 19(1) (ship inspection authority), 20 and 21 (inspection of ships). Adds subparagraph 2 (medical examination) to s. 5, s. 19a (registration rules regarding large ships) and subparagraph 3 (sanctions) to s. 28.

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

    Notification (No. 662 of 1996) respecting work by young persons on board ships.

    Adoption: 1996-07-05 | Date of entry into force: 1996-07-17 | DNK-1996-M-47525

    Provides for rules in respect of safety at work for young persons at sea. Regulates the responsibilities of the employer (shipowner), the captain and the workleader (Ch. 2, ss. 4-8), describes the types of work young persons shall not undertake (Ch. 3, ss. 9-28), prescribes rest periods for young persons (Ch. 4, s. 29). Sanctions include fines. Includes Annex 1 listing technical equipment, installations and methods of work prohibited for young persons under 18, and Annex 2, listing substances young persons under 18 shall not be working with or be exposed to. Gives effect to Community Directive 94/33/EC of 22 June 1994.

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

    Notification (No. 594 of 1996) respecting safety on ships.

    Adoption: 1996-06-26 | DNK-1996-M-47523

    Prescribes safety levels for the construction and equipment of ships as well as for work on board ships. Designates supervisory authorities and their composition. Defines the responsibilities of the shipowner, captain, sender of goods, work leaders, and employees. Includes sanctions. Consolidated text including modifications through Act No. 394 of 22 May 1996.

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

    Notification (No. 127 of 1996) respecting performance of work on marine installations.

    Adoption: 1996-03-06 | Date of entry into force: 1996-04-01 | DNK-1996-M-47508

    Regulates the procedure and requirements for performing work on marine installations in order to minimize risks for occupational safety and health. Implements Community Directives Nos. 92/91/EU OJ L 348 p. 9; 89/391/EU, OJ L 183 p. 1, 92/85/EU, OJ L 348, p. 1.

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

    Notification respecting the setting up of workstations etc. on marine installations (No. 128 of 1996)

    Adoption: 1996-03-06 | Date of entry into force: 1996-04-01 | DNK-1996-M-47509

    Regulates the occupational safety and health requirements for work stations on board marine installations. Implements Community Directive No. 92/91/EEC, OJ 1992 L348, p. 9.

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

    Notification to repeal notification respecting maternity leave, etc., for seafarers (No. 92 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-01-30 | Date of entry into force: 1995-03-01 | DNK-1995-M-42468

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

    Notification respecting fees and contributions for seafarers' welfare (No. 606 of 1994).

    Adoption: 1994-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 1994-07-15 | DNK-1994-M-42409

    Regulates the financing of welfare activities for seafarers by contributions from the employer, the employee and the government.

  18. Denmark - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - 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.

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

    Notification respecting young persons working at sea (No. 400 of 1992).

    Adoption: 1992-05-14 | Date of entry into force: 1992-09-01 | DNK-1992-M-35581

    Provides for rules in respect of safety at work for young persons employed on board ship.

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

    Notification respecting safety in employment on board ship. No. 107.

    Adoption: 1988-03-01 | DNK-1988-M-4828

    Regulates the application of the Act (No. 98 of 12 March 1980) respecting safety on board ship.

  21. Denmark - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Notification respecting the reporting of employment accidents, etc. to the Shipping Board under the Act (No. 98 of 12 March 1980) respecting safety on board ship. No. 713.

    Adoption: 1987-11-11 | DNK-1987-L-4836

    Any employment injury or poisoning that has led to an incapacity to work for at least one day shall be reported.

  22. Denmark - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Notification respecting work safety on vessels under the Act (No. 98 of 12 March 1980) respecting the safety of vessels, etc. No. 612.

    Adoption: 1987-09-23 | DNK-1987-L-4228

    Regulates the seafarers' election of an employee representative when 6 to 11 persons are employed on a vessel.

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

    Notification to provide for seafarers' medical examination and for observation duties. No. 731.

    Adoption: 1982-12-29 | DNK-1982-M-10423

    Such duties to be performed only by seafarers having passed certain hearing and eyesight tests. Repeals Notification No. 378 of 1979 on the same subject.

  24. Denmark - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Notification (No. 592 of 1981) respecting the safety rules which have hitherto been in force for installations at sea and which, subject to certain amendments, will remain in force after the entry into force [on 1 Jan. 1982] of Act (No. 292 of 1981) respecting certain installations at sea.

    Adoption: 1981-12-30 | DNK-1981-L-10954

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

    Notification respecting maternity leave, etc., for seafarers. No. 102.

    Adoption: 1981-03-02 | DNK-1981-M-10939

    Application of the Act respecting maternity leave (No. 234 of 1980:LS 1980-Den. 1) to seafarers.

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

    Notification respecting medical examination for seafarers. No. 378.

    Adoption: 1979-08-28 | DNK-1979-M-12398

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

    Notification respecting safety representatives on board ships. No. 553.

    Adoption: 1974-11-21 | DNK-1974-M-15076

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

    Notification respecting health services on board ship.

    Adoption: 1973-11-29 | DNK-1973-M-15928

  29. Denmark - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance respecting the establishment of a health service on board ship. No. 10.

    Adoption: 1967-01-20 | DNK-1967-R-18968

    Repeals Notification No. 501 of 21 Sep. 1940 respecting the pharmaceutical equipment to be kept, and the health service to be established, on board ship.


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