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Document ID (ISN)26592
CIS number 77-71
Year 1975
Convention or series no.
Title Notification of work with asbestos
Original title Anmńlan om arbete med asbest [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Meddelanden 1975:24, National Swedish Board of Occupational Safety and Health (Kungliga Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen), Fack, 100 26 Stockholm 34, Sweden, 17 Oct. 1975. 2p. Gratis.
Abstract Swedish directive No.52, concerning health hazards due to asbestos dust, requires employers to notify the National Swedish Board of Occupational Safety and Health of all projects and operations involving the handling, use or processing of asbestos or material containing asbestos. In case of doubt as to whether the employer has complied with this statutory obligation, it is the plant safety offier's duty to make the necessary notification to the Board, informming the employer of the action taken. A model statutory declaration form indicating number of exposed workers, type of operation and type of material used is appended.
Descriptors (primary) Sweden; labour inspection; respirable dust; asbestos
Descriptors (secondary) directive; replaced
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection