Danish Working Environment Authority


Foreign enterprises must provide notification in RUT 

Foreign enterprises carrying out temporary assignments in Denmark must notify Register of Foreign Service Providers (RUT). This applies to foreign enterprises posting employees as well as own-account workers / sole proprietorships.

Recognition of foreign professional qualifications

Companies using foreign labour must be aware that foreign workers are not allowed to work i Denmark unless their qualifications or/and education have been recognized by the Working Environment Authority. 

Methods for analysis of accidents at work

Ideally, accidents should be a one-off incident. This is why the Danish WEA has developed a method to learn from accidents, which enterprises can use to analyse what went wrong so as to prevent recurrences. This method is based on the Danish WEA's many years of experience with investigating accidents and it has been tested by a number of enterprises. Read more.

Postpone notifications of materials and substances

On April 1, 2017, it will be easier for companies to notify materials and substances to the Product Registry, and the companies will have access to their own data. The Product Registry recommends that companies postpone the notification and updating of products until then. Read more.

REACH - registration, evaluation and authorisation of chemicals

Enterprises that import or manufacture chemical substances in the EU must register these substances with the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA). The REACH Regulation also requires suppliers of hazardous substances and mixtures to prepare and provide safety data sheets. For certain substances, there is moreover a requirement that the supplier provide an exposure scenario as an annex to the safety data sheet.