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Name: Provisions of the Swedish National Board of Occupational Safety and Health on Building and Civil Engineering Work. No. 3 of 1999.
Country: Sweden
Subject(s): Protection in certain sectors of economic activity; Construction workers
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 1999-04-29
Entry into force:
Published on: Arbetsmiljöverkets Författningssamling, 1999-08-26, No. 3
ISN: SWE-1999-M-75472
Bibliography: Arbetsmiljöverkets Författningssamling, 1999-08-26, No. 3
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Arbetsmiljöverket, Sweden, 65 p. (consulted on 2007-03-12)
Abstract/Citation: 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.
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