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The Working Environment Act

This is the English translation of «arbeidsmiljøloven». The English translation provided is unofficial. Any disputes shall be decided on the basis of the Norwegian text.


The Working Environment Act applies to all land-based operations with employees.

The employer is responsible for complying with the requirements of the act, and for ensuring that the enterprise maintains a healthy and safe working environment. These responsibilities are explained and reinforced by the regulations relating to internal control.

The complete text in English is available for download (pdf)