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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 Workplacedenmark.dk. The checklists addresses the industries: Cleaning, Kitchen, Building and construction and Agriculture, forestry and horticulture.

Risk assessment in the workplace - workplacedenmark.dk

Risk assessment in office workplaces - BFA Kontor

Danish workplace assessment checklists - APV in Danish - Arbejdsmiljø i Danmark

Psychosocial working environment (PWE)

Regulation of psychosocial working environment - legal provisions concerning PWE from the Danish Working Environment Act - pdf

Theoretical and empirical background for the guidance tool - pdf

Experience, results and challenges - inspection on PWE - pdf

Actors in the field of health and safety 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

Pamphlets in other languages

The Danish Working Environment Authority (WEA) has published a number of pamphlets in other languages: English, German, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian and Spanish.

The subjects covered are among others safety in the building and construction industry, inspection and recognition of qualifications. Follow the link below to see an overview. 

Pamphlets in other languages published by the WEA - workplacedenmark.dk

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