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  1. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (2014:68) on grants to occupational health services for the purchase of medical services. (Förordning (2014:68) om bidrag till företagshälsovården för köp av medicinsk service.) - Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2014-02-13 | Date of entry into force: 2014-04-01 | Date of end of application: 2015-12-31 | SWE-2014-R-98864

    Contains 10 sections and 21 articles concerning, inter alia:

    Section 1: Introductory provisions.
    Section 2: Decision-making authority.
    Section 3: Conditions for grants.
    Section 4: Application and payment.
    Section 5: Obligation to notify changed circumstances.
    Section 6: Obligation.
    Section 7: Reimbursement and recoveries.
    Section 8: Authorization.
    Section 9: Appeal.
    Section 10: Transition rules.

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

    Ordinance (2011:528) amending the Work Environment Ordinance (1977:1166). (Förordning (2011:528) om ändring i arbetsmiljöförordningen (1977:1166).) - Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2011-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 2011-07-01 | SWE-2011-R-89491

    Amends article 6a concerning the nomination of student safety delegates in the work environment activities at schools.

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

    Ordinance (2011:14) amending the Work Environment Ordinance (1977:1166). (Förordning (2011:14) om ändring i arbetsmiljöförordningen (1977:1166).) - Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2011-01-20 | Date of entry into force: 2011-03-01 | SWE-2011-R-89490

    Introduces new articles 12a (employer's systematic efforts related to work environment), 17 (responsibility for the supervision of occupational safety and health) and 17a (Work Environment Authority's enforcement responsibility and cooperation with other agencies).

  4. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (2010:1543) amending the Work Environment Act (1977:1160). (Lag (2010:1543) om ändring i arbetsmiljölagen (1977:1160).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2010-12-02 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | SWE-2010-L-88601

    Amends chapter 1 article 2, chapter 7 articles 2 and 7 concerning the provisions related to the European Parliament and the Council of Europe REACH Regulation (1907/2006), establishment of a European Chemicals Agency, amendment and repeal of a number of regulations and directives adopted by the European Parliament and the Council of Europe and the division of responsibilities between the Swedish government and the Swedish work environment authority (Arbetsmiljöverket).

    Introduces a new article 2b to chapter 3 concerning the Swedish government regulations on matters falling under the responsibility of the Swedish work environment authority (Arbetsmiljöverket) under article 2 concerning the provisions related to the European Parliament and the Council of Europe REACH Regulation (1907/2006), establishment of a European Chemicals Agency, amendment and repeal of a number of regulations and directives adopted by the European Parliament and the Council of Europe. The present chapter 3 article 2b is becoming a new chapter 3 article 2c.

  5. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (2010:1545) amending the Work Environment Act (1977:1160). (Lag (2010:1545) om ändring i lagen (2010:905) om ändring i arbetsmiljölagen (1977:1160).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2010-12-02 | SWE-2010-L-88630

    Amends chapter 7 article 7 concerning supervisory responsibilities of the Swedish Work Environment Authority.

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

    Ordinance (2010:1655) amending the Ordinance (1977:284) respecting the employment accident insurance scheme and the State scheme for protection against personal injury. (Förordning (2010:1655) om ändring i förordningen (1977:284) om arbetsskadeförsäkring och statligt personskadeskydd.) - Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2010-12-02 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | SWE-2010-R-89351

    Amends article 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 13, 27, 28 and 29 concerning the various regulations in the employment accident insurance.

    Repeals article 23.

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

    Act (2010:1225) amending the Work Environment Act (1977:1160). (Lag (2010:1225) om ändring i arbetsmiljölagen (1977:1160).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2010-11-18 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | SWE-2010-L-88600

    Amends chapter 3 article 2 concerning the employer's obligations.

  8. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (2010:856) amending the Work Environment Act (1977:1160). (Lag (2010:856) om ändring i arbetsmiljölagen (1977:1160).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2010-06-23 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-01 | SWE-2010-L-88598

    Amends chapter 1 article 3 and chapter 6 article 17 concerning scope and application.

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

    Act (2010:457) amending the Work Environment Act (1977:1160). (Lag (2010:457) om ändring i arbetsmiljölagen (1977:1160).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2010-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 2011-01-01 | SWE-2010-L-88592

    Amends chapter 1 article 4 concerning scope and application of Act respecting Swedish armed forces personnel in international military operations.

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

    Ordinance (2009:1331) to amend the Radiation Protection Ordinance (1988:293). (Förordning (2009:1331) om ändring i strålskyddsförordningen (1988:293).) - Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 2009-12-27 | SWE-2009-R-84328

    Adds art. 12a concerning time limits for the processing of applications for permits, and amends art. 19 concerning the procedure for appeals.

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

    Ordinance (2009:1423) on occupational health and rehabilitation contributions. (Förordning (2009:1423)om bidrag till företagshälsovård med vissa insatser inom rehabiliteringsområdet.) - Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | SWE-2009-R-84371

    Introduces 23 articles regulating contributions to employers for promoting occupational health, including for the prevention, examination and treatment of sickness and injuries sustained by employees, whether related or non-related to the work place.
    Art. 1-3: Scope and definitions of the Ordinance.
    Art. 4-8: Requirements for employers seeking compensation.
    Art. 9-12: Calculation of contributions.
    Art. 13: Authority for making decisions based on the Ordinance.
    Art. 14-19: Application and payment procedures.
    Art. 20-21: Repayment conditions and procedures.
    Art. 22-23: Authority, appeal body and reference to appeal procedure.

  12. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (2009:1164) to amend the Work Environment Ordinance (1977:1166). - Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-11-19 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | SWE-2009-R-84465

    Amends art. 6a concerning education about work environment; art. 7, 8a, 9 and 16 concerning safety committees and representatives for work places and educational institutions; and art. 18b concerning the communication of certain provisions by educational authorities.

  13. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (2009:788) to amend the Work Environment Act (1977:1160). - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 2010-02-15 | SWE-2009-L-84402

    Amends chapter 8, article 7, by replacing references to 'länsrätten' with references to the new administrative courts, 'förvaltningsrätten', as a consequence of legal reform from February 15, 2010.

  14. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (2009:870) to amend the Work Environment Act (1977:1160). - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | SWE-2009-L-84404

    Amends the following articles:
    Ch. 1 art. 3 concerning the provisions for students and institutional workers and their equivalence to employees.
    Ch. 6 art. 2, 6a, 7, 8, 15, 17 and 18b concerning workers (or student) representatives and workers (or student) protection committees on work environment issues, including the provisions and procedures for addressing specific issues concerning safety at work or in educational institutions.
    Ch. 7 art. 13-14 concerning confidentiality and the obligation of official regulatory authorities to provide information on work environment issues to workers or student representatives.
    Ch. 9 art. 3 concerning the right of a student representative to appeal decisions according to this act.

  15. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (2009:422) to amend the Work Environment Act (1977:1160). - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-05-20 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-30 | SWE-2009-L-84416

    Amends chapter 6, article 18 and chapter 7, article 13 concerning the right to information and confidentiality. Introduces references to the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act (2009:400).

  16. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (2009:436) to amend the Radiation Protection Act (1988:220). (Lag om ändring i strålskyddslagen (1988:220)) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-05-20 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-30 | SWE-2009-L-84417

    Amends article 41 concerning confidentiality by introducing references to the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act (2009:400).

  17. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (2009:329) to amend the Radiation Protection Act (1988:220). (Lag (2009:329) om ändring i strålskyddslagen (1988:220).) - Act online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-04-29 | Date of entry into force: 2009-06-01 | SWE-2009-L-84386

    Amends article 20a concerning international transport of radioactive waste; article 24 concerning time limits for permissions to transport radioactive waste; and article 42 concerning appeal procedures.

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

    Ordinance (2009:118) to amend the Radiation Protection Ordinance (1988:293). - Ordinance online in Swedish

    Adoption: 2009-02-26 | Date of entry into force: 2009-04-01 | SWE-2009-R-84360

    Adds article 14b concerning the role of the nation radiation security authority's role in the transport and reception of radioactive waste from a relevant authority of another member of the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). Reference is made to Directive 2006/117/Euratom on surveillance and control of radioactive waste and nuclear fuels.

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

    Ordinance (2008:1282) to amend the Work Environment Ordinance (1977:1166). - Act on-line in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | SWE-2008-R-83159

    Amends articles 1 and 4 concerning reference to foreign ships within Swedish territory.

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

    Ordinance (2008:1214) to amend the Work Environment Ordinance (1977:1166). - Act on-line in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-11-27 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | SWE-2008-R-83135

    Replaces the word "Swedish National Administration of Shipping and Navigation" with "Transport Board" in article 21.

  21. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (2008:934) to amend the Work Environment Act (1977:1160). - Act on-line in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-11-20 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | SWE-2008-L-83068

    Repeals article 14, Chapter 3. Replaces former article 7, Chapter 3 with former article 6, Chapter 3. Changes article 6, Chapter 3 concerning construction work, article 8, Chapter 4 concerning supervision and articles 6 and 7, Chapter 7 concerning the role of the safety representative. Adds articles 7-7h, Chapter 3, concerning organization of a construction project.

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

    Ordinance (2008:514) to amend the Work Environment Ordinance (1977:1166). - Act on-line in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-01 | SWE-2008-R-83046

    Changes article 15 concerning work environment supervision.

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

    Act (2008:297) to amend the Work Environment Act (1977:1160). (Lag (2008:297) om ändring i arbetsmiljölagen (1977:1160).) - Act on-line in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-05-22 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-01 | SWE-2008-L-82970

    Amends article 2, Chapter 9, concerning the possibility to appeal a decision of the work environment authority.

  24. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (2008:261) to amend the Work Environment Act (1977:1160). (Lag (2008:261) om ändring i arbetsmiljölagen (1977:1160).) - Act on-line in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-05-08 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-01 | SWE-2008-L-82871

    Amends article 2, Chapter 1 concerning the scope of the law and article 7, Chapter 7 concerning EU regulations on chemicals. Adds article 2 to Chapter 7 enabling the safety representative to prohibit certain activities.

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

    Ordinance (2008:82) to amend the Work Environment Ordinance (1977:1166). (Lag (2008:82) om ändring i arbetsmiljöförordningen (1977:1166).) - Act on-line in Swedish

    Adoption: 2008-02-28 | Date of entry into force: 2008-04-04 | SWE-2008-R-82843

    Changes article 10 concerning the role of the safety representative.

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

    Ordinance No. 1220 of 2006 to amend the Radiation Protection Ordinance (No. 293 of 1988).

    Adoption: 2006-11-23 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-01 | SWE-2006-R-75065

    Amends section 4.

  27. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 1046 of 2006 to amend Ordinance (No. 1211 of 2000) respecting instructions for the Work Environment Authority.

    Adoption: 2006-06-29 | Date of entry into force: 2006-10-01 | SWE-2006-R-75036

    Amends section 2.

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

    Provisions of the Swedish Work Environment Authority on Asbestos. No. 1 of 2006.

    Adoption: 2006-02-16 | Date of entry into force: 2006-04-15 | SWE-2006-M-75478

    Issued under section 18 of the Work Environment Ordinance (No. 1166 of 1977).
    Provides rules applicable to activity involving the exposure of dust containing asbestos.
    Section 1: Purpose;
    Sections 2-7: Scope;
    Section 8: Definitions;
    Section 9: Permit;
    Section 10: Research, development and analysis;
    Section 11: Handling;
    Section 12: Demolition work;
    Section 13: Revision of permit;
    Secctions 14-16: Application procedure for permit;
    Section 17: Declaration of demolision work;
    Section 18: Documentation at the workplace;
    Sections 19-34: General measures to take for work with asbestos or material containing asbestos (assessment and evaluation, instructions, preventive measures, personal protective equipment, etc.);
    Sections 35-48: Special measures for demolishing work;
    Section 49: Medical examination; and
    Sections 50-51: Penalties.

    Repeals Provisions No. 13 of 1996.

  29. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 396 of 2005) to amend the Work Environment Act (No. 1160 of 1977).

    Adoption: 2005-06-02 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-01 | SWE-2005-L-70797

    Amends ch. 2, s. 10 respecting working time in connection with certain road transport work.

  30. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 402 of 2005) to amend the Radiation Protection Ordinance (No. 293 of 1988).

    Adoption: 2005-06-02 | Date of entry into force: 2005-09-01 | SWE-2005-R-70801

    Amends s. 6 respecting bancrupty of person having a permit under the Radiation Protection Act (No. 220 of 1988).

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

    Provisions of the Swedish Work Environment Authority on Occupational Exposure Limit Values and Measures against Air Contaminats. No. 17 of 2005. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2005-03-17 | Date of entry into force: 2005-10-04 | SWE-2005-M-75462

    Issued under section 18 of the Work Environment Ordinance (No. 1166 of 1977).
    Provides rules on preventive measures applicable to all activities in which air contaminants in the form of dust, smoke, mist, gas or vapour can be presumed to occur.
    Sections 1-2: Scope;
    Section 3: Definitions;
    Section 4: Preventive measures;
    Sections 7-17: Control of air contaminants (investigation, measuring and periodic controls);
    Section 18: Measures following exposure;
    Sections 19-20: Reporting and documentation;
    Sections 21-25: Permits;
    Section 26-27: Registers; and
    Section 28: Penal provisions.

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

    Provision of the Swedish Work Environment Authority on Noise. No. 16 of 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-03-17 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-01 | SWE-2005-M-75479

    Issued under section 18 of the Work Environment Ordinance (No. 1166 of 1977).

    Provides rules applicable to noise at the workplace.
    Section 1: Scope;
    Section 2: Definitions;
    Section 3: Exposure limits;
    Section 4: Planning of work;
    Sections 5-7: Assessment of risks;
    Sections 8-11: Measures to take;
    Section 12: Protective equipment;
    Section 13: Limit values;
    Section 14: Information and training;
    Section 15: Workers collaboration; and
    Sections 16-18: Medical examination.

    Repeals Provisions No. 10 of 1992.

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

    Provisions of the Swedish Work Environment Authotity on Vibrations. No. 15 of 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-03-17 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-01 | SWE-2005-M-75482

    Issued under section 18 of the Work Environment Ordinance (No. 1166 of 1977).

    Provides rules applicable to vibration at the workplace.
    Section 1: Scope;
    Section 2: Definitions;
    Section 3: Planning of work;
    Sections 4-7: Assessment of risks;
    Sections 8-10: Measures to take;
    Section 11: Information and training; and
    Sections 12-13: Medical examination.

    Repeals Provisions No. 7 of 1986.

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

    Provisions of the Swedish Work Environment Authority on Medical Examinations in Working Life. No. 6 of 2005.

    Adoption: 2005-02-17 | Date of entry into force: 2005-07-01 | SWE-2005-M-75483

    Issued under section 18 of the Work Environment Ordinance (No. 1166 of 1977).

    Section 1: Scope;
    Section 2: Definitions;
    Sections 3-7: General rules applicable to medical examinations;
    Section 8: Competence to carry out medical examination;
    Section 9: Record;
    Section 10: Information to the Work Environment Authority;
    Section 11: Medical doctor's reporting of illness;
    Sections 12-67: Compulsory medical examinations (work with lead and cadmium, asbestos, work consisting of heavy physical exposure, diving work, vibration, nightwork, etc.); and
    Section 68: Penalties.

    Repeals Provisions No. 8 of 1997 and No. 7 of 2000.

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

    Provisions of the Swedish Work Environment Authority on Microbiological Work Environment Risks. No. 1 of 2005. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2005-01-27 | Date of entry into force: 2005-06-01 | SWE-2005-M-75463

    Issued under section 18 of the Work Enviroment Ordinance (No. 1166 of 1977).
    Provides rules applicable to activity involving the use of biological agents.
    Sections 1-2: Scope;
    Section 3: Definitions;
    Sections 4-5: Risk assessment;
    Section 6: Planning of work, risk limitation;
    Section 7: Protective measures;
    Sections 8-9: Facilities, fittings and equipment;
    Section 10-11: Decontamination, handling and transfer of contaiminated material;
    Section 12: Personal hygiene;
    Section 13: Personal protective equipment;
    Sections 14-15: Knowledge, information and instructions;
    Section 16: Measures and reporting in connection with ill-health and unwanted events;
    Section 17: Medical preventive measures and checks;
    Section 18-19: Signage and marking:
    Section 20: Pregnant employees;
    Section 21: Registers;
    Section 22: Health care and veterinary care;
    Section 24-27: Protective measures and biosafety level;
    Sections 28-29: Notification and permits; and
    Section 30: Liability.

  36. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 960 of 2004) to amend Ordinance (No. 1211 of 2000) respecting instructions for the Work Environment Authority.

    Adoption: 2004-11-11 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | SWE-2004-R-69487

    Amends s. 2(11).

  37. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 531 of 2004) to amend Ordinance (No. 1165 of 1990) respecting railway, underground and tramway safety.

    Adoption: 2004-06-03 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | SWE-2004-R-68020

    Amends, i.a., ss. 1, 2, 4, and 6 to 8; repeals, i.a., ss. 3 and 5.

  38. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 453 of 2004) to amend the Work Environment Act (No. 1160 of 1977).

    Adoption: 2004-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | SWE-2004-L-67994

    Amends ch. 1, s. 2 and ch. 7, s. 11.

  39. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 1099 of 2003) to amend the Work Environment Act (No. 1160 of 1977).

    Adoption: 2003-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 2004-02-01 | SWE-2003-L-66891

    Amends ch. 6, s. 2, respecting the appointment of safety representatives.

  40. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 871 of 2003) to amend Ordinance (No. 295 of 1988) with Instructions for the Radiation Protection Authority.

    Adoption: 2003-11-20 | Date of entry into force: 2004-01-01 | SWE-2003-R-70702

    Amends ss. 2 and 9.

  41. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 365 of 2003) to amend the Work Environment Act (No. 1160 of 1977).

    Adoption: 2003-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-21 | SWE-2003-L-65137

    Adds and amends several sections covering, inter alia, ss. 2 (scope of application) of ch. 1, 2a (duty of employer to run activities in a satisfactory work environment), 7 (occupational safety and health protection) of ch. 3, 4, 6a, 9 (duties incumbent to representative of workers in work environment).

  42. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 644 of 2002) respecting allowances to work life museums.

    Adoption: 2002-06-13 | Date of entry into force: 2002-08-01 | SWE-2002-R-62227

    Contains six sections governing allowances to be provided to work life museums, i.e., activites that aim at keeping and shaping a work place's cultural and historical values.

  43. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 585 of 2002) to amend the Work Environment Act (No. 1160 of 1977).

    Adoption: 2002-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2002-08-01 | SWE-2002-L-62225

    Amends, inter alia, ss. 2 (duty for employers to adopt all necessary measures to avoid exposure of workers to occupational health and safety hazards), 3 (duty for employers to inform workers and provide them with good knowledge about the work conditions) of ch. 3 and 2 (measures to be adopted by public authorities to prevent occupational health and safety hazards) of ch. 4.

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

    Provisions of the Swedish Work Environment Authority on Use of Pesonal Protective Equipment. No. 3 of 2001. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2001-04-19 | SWE-2001-M-75466

    Issued under section 18 of the Work Environment Ordinance (No. 1166 of 1977).
    Provides rules applicable to personal protective equipment.
    Sections 1-2: Scope;
    Sections 3-4: General provisions;
    Section 5: Risk assessment and choice of equipment;
    Sections 6-9: Use;
    Sections 10-11: Information; and
    Section 12: Maintenance and storage.

  45. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (No. 1211 of 2000) respecting instructions for the Work Environment Authority.

    Adoption: 2000-12-07 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | SWE-2000-R-58604

    Contains 26 sections covering, inter alia, competence and assigned tasks (such as supervising legislation on work environments and working hours, following-up the evolution of work environments, circulating information, promoting collaboration between employers and workers), applicability of Ordinance (No. 1322 of 1955) governing public administrations, direction of the Authority, scope of application and related acts, Working Hours Council and its competence to handle cases under different Acts concerning working hours, handling of cases, employment rules and miscellaneous provisions.

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

    Provisions of the Swedish National Board of Occupational Safety and Health on Work Place Design. No. 42 of 2000. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2000-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-01 | SWE-2000-M-75469

    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.

  47. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act (No. 764 of 2000) to amend the Work Environment Act (No. 1160 of 1977).

    Adoption: 2000-10-26 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | SWE-2000-L-58587

    Contains several amendments including repealed and additional provisions covering, inter alia, ss. 1 (competent control authority) of ch. 7, and 2-5 (appeal) of ch. 9.

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

    Provisions of the Swedish National Board of Occupational Safety and Health on Chemical Hazards in the Working Environment. No. 4 of 2000. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2000-03-23 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | SWE-2000-M-75470

    Issued under section 18 of the Work Environment Ordinance (No. 1166 of 1977).
    Sections 1-2: Scope;
    Section 3: Definitions;
    Sections 4-6: Risk assessment;
    Section 7: Reporting of ill-health, accidents and incidents;
    Sections 8-10: Planning of work;
    Sections 11-14: Instructions and routines;
    Sections 15-18: Risks associated with skin contact, splashing in the eyes and ingestion;
    Sections 19-22: Storage and packaging;
    Sections 23-25: Information, labelling and signage;
    Sections 26-27: Work in confined spaces (written work permit);
    Sections 28-30: Risks of fire, explosion and reaction;
    Section 31: Radioactivity;
    Sections 32-34: Accidents and emergencies;
    Sections 35-37: Special provisions on chemcial products that are dangerous to health or flammable;
    Section 38: List;
    Section 39: Written information or risks and safety;
    Section 40: Labelling; and
    Sections 41-42: Other matters.

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

    Provisions of the Swedish National Board of Occupational Safety and Health on Building and Civil Engineering Work. No. 3 of 1999. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 1999-04-29 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | SWE-1999-M-75472

    Issued under section 18 of the Work Environment Ordinance (No. 1166 of 1977).
    Provides rules applicable to construction work.
    Sections 1-3: Scope and definitions;
    Sections 4-9: Project preparation and design;
    Sections 10-12: Safety and health plan (work environment plan) and prior notice;
    Sections 13-18: General coordination;
    Sections 19-42: Planning and setting up (electricity, storage, evacutation, fire prevention, doors, etc.);
    Sections 45-71: Conduct of work (working methods, equipment, instructions, inspections, etc.);
    Sections 72-92: Certain particular kinds of work (earthwork, cofferdams, demolition work, traffic, work on roofs, etc.);
    Sections 93-100: Safety nets; and
    Section 101: Penal provisions.

  50. Sweden - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance (1995:1346) to amend the Work Environment Ordinance (1977:1166).

    Adoption: 1995-12-07 | Date of entry into force: 1996-01-01 | SWE-1995-R-43777

    Amends section 15 (supervisory authority).

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