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Name: Provisions of the Swedish National Board of Occupational Safety and Health on Chemical Hazards in the Working Environment. No. 4 of 2000.
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 2000-03-23
Entry into force:
Published on: Arbetsmiljöverkets Författningssamling, 2000-06-28, No. 4
ISN: SWE-2000-M-75470
Bibliography: Arbetsmiljöverkets Författningssamling, 2000-06-28, No. 4
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Arbetsmiljöverket, Sweden, 64 p. (consulted on 2007-03-12)
Abstract/Citation: 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.
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