Work equipment

Requirements for work equipment etc.

Main requirements 

Chapter 2 applies to work equipment not covered by the Regulations of 20 May 2009 No 544 on machinery and that is used or is expected to be used in undertakings that fall within the scope of the Working Environment Act, ref. § 1-2

The work equipment shall be designed so that it can be transported, arranged, used and maintained without a risk of harm to life or health, and without exposing employees to adverse strain. If necessary, the work equipment shall be equipped with special protective devices.


The body of Norwegian legislation is constantly evolving. However, we  cannot guarantee that technical rules is updated at all times. Therefore it is the responsibility of the economic operators to ensure conformity with all relevant legislation.

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