Regulations concerning the Performance of Work

DateFOR-2011-12-06-1357
MinistryMinistry of Labour and Social Affairs
In force01.01.2013
Last amendedFOR-2021-04-15-1163
Last update16.04.2021
Abbreviated titleRegulations concerning the Performance of Work
TitleRegulations concerning the performance of work, use of work equipment and related technical requirements
Original title Forskrift om utførelse av arbeid, bruk av arbeidsutstyr og tilhørende tekniske krav (forskrift om utførelse av arbeid)

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Amendment Regulations incorporated in this text: Regulations 19 December 2012 No 1373, 11 January 2013 No 28, 18 June 2013 No 658, 30 December 2013 No 1725, 24 February 2014 No 207, 22 December 2014 No 1894, 26 June 2015 No 806, 21 June 2016 No 761, 17 November 2016 No 1339, 22 December 2016 No 1858, 20 December 2017 No 2354, 14 December 2018 No. 1976, 20 December 2018 No 2185, 19 June 2020 No 1266, 2 July 2020 No 1490, 15 April 2021 No 1163.

Corrections: 23.03.2020 (section 3-20 first paragraph).

This is an unofficial translation of the Norwegian version of the Regulation and is provided for information purposes only. Legal authenticity remains with the Norwegian version as published in Norsk Lovtidend. In the event of any inconsistency, the Norwegian version shall prevail.

The translation is provided by The Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority (Arbeidstilsynet).


Legal basis: Adopted by the Ministry of Labour (now the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs) on 6 December 2011 pursuant to the Act of 17 June 2005 No 62 relating to working environment, working hours and employment protection etc. (the Working Environment Act) Section 1-3 (3), Section 1-4 (1), Section 1-6, Section 2-2, Section 3-1 final paragraph, Section 3-2 final paragraph, Section 4-1 final paragraph, Section 4-2 final paragraph, Section 4-3 (5), Section 4-4 final paragraph, Section 4-5 (6) and (7) and Section 5-5.

EEA references: The EEA Agreement Annex II Chapter XV point 4 (Directive 76/769/EEC as amended by Directive 2003/53/EC and Directive 1999/77/EC), Annex VII point 1 (Directive 2005/36/EC as amended by Directive 2006/100/EC, Regulation (EC) No 1430/2007, Regulation (EC) No 755/2008, Regulation (EC) No 279/2009 and Regulation (EU) No 213/2011), Annex XVIII point 5 (Directive 2009/148/EC), point 9 (Directive 89/654/EEC), point 10 (Directive 2009/104/EC), point 11 (Directive 89/656/EEC), point 12 (Directive 90/269/EEC), point 13 (Directive 90/270/EEC), point 14a (Directive 2004/37/EC as amended by Directive 2014/27/EU), point 15 (Directive 2000/54/EC), point 16b (Directive 92/57/EEC), point 16c (Directive 92/58/EEC as amended by Directive 2014/27/EU), point 16d (Directive 92/85/EEC as amended by Directive 2017/27/EU), point 16f (Directive 92/104/EEC), point 16h (Directive 98/24/EC as amended by Directive 2017/27/EU), point 16ja (Directive 2002/44/EC), point 16jb (Directive 2003/10/EC), point 16jc (Directive 2013/35/EU), point 16je (Directive 2006/25/EC), point 16jg (Directive 2010/32/EU).