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

    Provisions respecting work in control rooms (No. 385 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-04-20 | Date of entry into force: 1995-09-01 | NOR-1995-R-43535

    Imposes responsibility on employers to ensure that the risk of occupational safety hazards during work in control rooms is minimized. Includes detailed requirements regarding the work and workplace, organisation of work and safety training of personnel.

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

    Provisions respecting systematic supervision of the working environment in the petroleum industry (No. 263 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-03-08 | Date of entry into force: 1995-08-01 | NOR-1995-R-43530

    Regulates the respective functions and obligations of the supervisory authority, the Petroleum Directorate, employers and employees as well as other entities involved. Prescribes the information to be submitted to the Directorate and specifies the preventive measures that must be taken at work places. These measures include occupational safety planning, organization and training, medical examinations of personnel, safety equipment and clothes, emergency training as well as registration and documentation of incidents. Sets out specific requirements regarding the working environment, including requirements concerning space, living quarters and noise levels, as well as the organization of work. Prior to operations, a specific plan regarding the hours or work must be submitted. Implements previous legislation as well as a series of Community Directives on the same subjects pursuant to the EEA agreement.

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

    Ordinance No. 170 of 1995 respecting workplaces and work premises.

    Adoption: 1995-02-16 | Date of entry into force: 1995-06-01 | NOR-1995-R-43527

    Sets minimum standards regarding work stations and work premises in order to limit occupational health hazards. Implements the EEA agreement (Community directive 89/654/EC regarding minimum standards for safety and health at work).

  4. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting noise from technical installations at construction sites (No. 171 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-02-16 | NOR-1995-R-43528

    Sets into force regulations on the subject elaborated by the Directorate for Labour Inspection. Includes information on how to obtain the Regulations. Implements several Community Directives pursuant to the EEA agreement.

  5. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting heavy and repetitive work (No. 156 of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-01-20 | NOR-1995-R-43526

    Regulates the employers' obligation to organize heavy and repetitive manual work so as to minimize occupational health hazards.

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

    Provisions respecting the use of personal protective equipment at the workplace (No. 1425 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-05-24 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | NOR-1994-R-38445

  7. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations respecting safety, health and working environment at construction sites (No. 377 of 1995). - English translation

    Adoption: 1994-04-21 | NOR-1994-R-43533

    Defines the respective responsibilities of persons and entities involved at construction sites. Prescribes the nomination of coordinators for safety, health and working environment matters and defines the coordinators' resposibilities. Implements, inter alia, Community Directives on the same subject pursuant to the EEA agreement.

  8. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting workers' protection and the working environment in the petroleum industry (No. 870 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-11-27 | NOR-1992-R-38399

  9. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the provisions respecting appliances for loading and unloading on ship. (No. 698 of 15 September 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-09-15 | Date of entry into force: 1992-11-01 | NOR-1992-R-32846

  10. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act to amend Act (No. 47 of 1971) respecting inflammable articles and Act (No. 4 of 1977) respecting workers' protection and the working environment (No. 90 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-06-26 | NOR-1992-L-38409

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

    Provisions concerning cyanides, No. 665.

    Adoption: 1990-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 1990-10-01 | NOR-1990-R-22640

    Regulates safety and health for persons working with cyanides (equipment, first aid, working room, etc.).

  12. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act to amend the National Insurance Act (No. 12 of 17 June 1966) and other Acts. No. 109

    Adoption: 1988-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-01 | NOR-1988-L-31059

    Amend several sections of Act No. 12 of 17 June 1966 (scope of application). Amends section 32(1) of Act (No. 4 of 4 February 1977) [LS 1977-Nor 1] relating to workers' protection and working environment (adopted children). Amends section 1 of the Family Allowances Act (No. 2 of 24 October 1946) [LS 1946-Nor 7] (scope of application). Amends section 58 of the Industrial Accident and Occupational Disease Insurance Act (No. 10 of the 12 December 1958) [LS 1958-Nor. 3, cons., 1966-Nor. 4] (scope of application). Amends section 3(1) of Act (No. 12 of 22 June 1962) respecting a pension scheme for nurses (exemptions).

  13. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the provision (of 11 December 1970) to the effect that certain diseases due to climate and epidemic diseases are to be considered as employment injuries. No. 660.

    Adoption: 1988-08-19 | NOR-1988-R-6998

    Amends Part I (G) respecting changes in barometric pressure.

  14. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting storage and work carried out on board ships involving materials which are hazardous to health. No. 653.

    Adoption: 1988-07-21 | NOR-1988-R-6997

    Applies to toxic and hazardous materials used on board ships (the transport of these goods are excluded from application). Regulates the way in which procurement, storage and work should be carried out.

  15. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend the provision (of 11 December 1970) to the effect that certain occupational diseases are to be considered as employment injuries. No. 437.

    Adoption: 1988-06-03 | NOR-1988-R-6996

    Amends ss. 1(F) and (H) to add certain diseases.

  16. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend provisions (of 18 December 1980) respecting the handling of cytostatic materials. No. 468.

    Adoption: 1988-05-31 | NOR-1988-R-6986

    Amends ss. 2 (safety equipment to be provided by the employer), 5 (prohibition for pregnant women and persons under medical restrictions to work with cytostatic materials), 6 (work carried out with cytostatic materials and ionising radiation at the same time) and s. 9 (exemptions).

  17. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions to amend Provisions (No. 1157 of 1985) respecting work with ionising radiation. No. 469.

    Adoption: 1988-05-31 | NOR-1988-R-6987

    Amends s. 7 in regard to work carried out with cytostatic materials and ionising radiation at the same time.

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

    Provisions respecting safety in the exploration and drilling for oil at Svalbard. No. 250.

    Adoption: 1988-03-25 | NOR-1988-R-6522

    Regulates, inter alia, keeping a record of employees or present at the drilling site; ensuring that employees have the needed qualifications; reporting any accident or other emergency situation; safety equipment, etc.

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

    Provisions respecting safety in day-time mountain work. No. 168.

    Adoption: 1988-02-11 | NOR-1988-R-6520

    The Royal Decree of 4 July 1982 respecting safety in day-time mountain work enters into force 1 Oct. 1988.

  20. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Provisions to amend Provisions (of 11 December 1970) respecting occupational, climate-induced and epidemic diseases which are treated as employment accidents under the National Insurance Act (No. 12 of 17 June 1966) [LS 1970-Nor. 1 (cons.)].

    Adoption: 1987-02-06 | NOR-1987-L-4168

    Inserts new s. 11(4)(1)(3) (the rules to apply for certain diseases to be treated as employment accidents).

  21. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting local safety delegates and working environment committees for loading and unloading operations [in ports]. No. 870.

    Adoption: 1986-04-11 | NOR-1986-R-2206

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

    Regulations No. 1901 of 5 November 1985 amending the Regulations on asbestos.

    Adoption: 1985-11-05 | NOR-1985-R-5431

    Various amendments to Regulations No. 2145 of 14 Dec. 1984.

  23. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting work with ionising radiation. No. 1157.

    Adoption: 1985-06-14 | NOR-1985-R-1624

    Repeal the Provisions of 31 Mar. 1978 respecting the special protective measures to be taken during work with ionising radiation.

  24. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the repeal of the Provisions [of 26 Jan. 1973] respecting the protection of workers in Spitzbergen. No. 1085.

    Adoption: 1984-05-18 | NOR-1984-R-662

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

    Provisions respecting ancillary vessels used on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. No. 1964.

    Adoption: 1983-12-28 | NOR-1983-R-235

    Safety in drilling operations.

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

    Provisions respecting noise at workplaces. No. 1376.

    Adoption: 1982-09-10 | NOR-1982-R-10613

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

    Provisions respecting technical installations. No. 1377.

    Adoption: 1982-09-10 | NOR-1982-R-10614

  28. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act on Protection against Pollution and on Waste (Pollution Control Act) (LOV-1981-03-13-6). (Lov om vern mot forurensninger og om avfall (forurensningsloven)) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1981-03-13 | NOR-1981-L-109597

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

    An Act to amend the Act (No. 4 of 4 Feb. 1977) [LS 1977-Nor.1] respecting workers' protection and the working environment, the Act (No. 1 of 5 May 1927) [LS 1927-Nor.1...1966-Nor.1] respecting labour disputes and the Act (No. 25 of 13 June 1969) respecting religious communities, etc. No. 39.

    Adoption: 1980-06-13 | NOR-1980-L-11981

    Numerous amendments to the first-mentioned Act; amends s. 26b of the Act respecting labour disputes.

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

    Provisions respecting works health services.

    Adoption: 1979-10-26 | NOR-1979-R-12169

  31. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Act respecting the planning, organisation and administration of health services in undertakings. No. 86.

    Adoption: 1977-06-10 | NOR-1977-L-13306

  32. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the protection of workers, etc., in activities connected with prospection for, or the exploitation of, underwater petroleum deposits.

    Adoption: 1976-07-09 | NOR-1976-R-13670

  33. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the rules for the prevention of asbestos.

    Adoption: 1973-02-23 | NOR-1973-R-15748

  34. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Provisions respecting the protection of workers in Spitzbergen.

    Adoption: 1973-01-26 | NOR-1973-R-15747

  35. Norway - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    An Act to amend the Act of 7 Dec. 1956 respecting the protection of workers [LS 1968 - Nor. 1]. No. 29.

    Adoption: 1971-01-29 | NOR-1971-L-17040

    Amends s. 17 (notification of industrial accidents and occupational diseases).

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

    Provisions to the effect that certain occupational diseases due to climate and epidemic diseases are to be considered as employment injuries [under s. 11 (4) of the National Insurance Act of 17 June 1966/1 (list of these diseases)].

    Adoption: 1970-12-11 | NOR-1970-R-18530

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

    Rules respecting medical stores to be kept on board ships.

    Adoption: 1969-09-29 | NOR-1969-R-17791

    Repeals the Rules of 15 June 1956 respecting medical stores to be kept on board Norwegian ships; of 15 June 1956, 5 Mar. 1958 and 1 July 1959 respecting first-aid equipment to be kept on board ships under 100 registered tons, inflatable dinghies and lifeboats.

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