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Name: Ordinance (No. 443 of 2001) respecting protection against exposure to chemicals at the workplace (Chemicals' Ordinance).
Country: Norway
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2001-04-30
Entry into force:
Published on: Norsk Lovtidend, Part I, 2001-05-08, Vol. 6, No. 443, pp. 1-32, ISSN: 0333-0753
ISN: NOR-2001-R-61372
Bibliography: Norsk Lovtidend, Part I, 2001-05-08, Vol. 6, No. 443, pp. 1-32, ISSN: 0333-0753
Ordinance (as amended up to 20 March 2003) in Norwegian, 2003-05, Directorate of Labour Inspection, Norway
Unofficial English translation Unofficial English translation Lovdata, Norway (consulted on 2004-10-21)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 35 sections covering, inter alia, objective (secure workers' protection against dangerous chemicals at the workplace), scope of application (dangerous chemicals at the workplace, including activities not employing workers), definitions, evaluation of risks, measurement, limits and admiministrative standards, framework to prevent occupational accident, special rules governing work with carcinogenic substances, medical examination and placement of worker to another post in case of change in health, and miscellaneous provisions. Comments to different provisions of the Act are included at the end.
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