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Guidelines and information materials developed by Arbejdstilsynet, the Danish Working Environment Authority.

The external document structure of the Danish Working Environment Authority (WEA) distinguishes between documents of a legal nature and documents of an informative nature. Documents of informative nature include WEA sector guides, workplace risk assessment checklists and other types of information material.

WEA sector guides

36 sector guides describing the most important working environment problems of individual sectors, along with the work processes causing these problems.

WEA Sector Guides (in Danish)

Workplace risk assessment checklists

The Danish Working Environment Authority has developed 85 sector specific risk assessment checklists targeting enterprises with less than 10 employees.

Four of the workplace assessment checklist are available in English at The checklists addresses the industries: Cleaning, Kitchen, Building and construction and Agriculture, forestry and horticulture.

Risk assessment in the workplace (

Risk assessment in office workplaces (BFA Kontor)

Danish workplace assessment checklists (APV in Danish, Arbejdsmiljø i Danmark)

Psychosocial working environment (PWE)

Legal provisions concerning PWE from the Danish Working Environment Act (pdf)

Theoretical and empirical background for the WEA guidance tools (pdf)

Experience and results concerning inspection on PWE (pdf)

The Danish actors in the field of safety and health at work (pdf)

Other types of information material

A strategy for the working environment efforts up to 2020 (pdf)

Working with Computers - how to ensure proper set-up and varied postures (BAR Kontor)