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§ 22 Safety and working environment training pursuant to the Working Environment Act

Managers and others with responsibility for decisions that affect the working environment, shall be provided the same training as members of working environment committees and safety delegates.
The individual employee and manager shall be provided with training in working environment factors of significance for conducting their work.
Managers with direct responsibility for work with radioactive sources shall have completed theoretical and practical radiation protection training.
The employees shall be provided necessary training in health and safety matters, and the training shall take place during working hours. Criteria shall be set for what constitutes necessary training.
Training as mentioned in the fourth subsection, shall be provided upon employment, transfer or change of work tasks, introduction of new work equipment or changes to the equipment and upon introduction of new technology that applies to the individual's workplace or work tasks.
The training shall be adapted to the changed or new risk in the enterprise, and repeated when necessary.
Section last changed: 01 January 2011

As regards training as mentioned in the first subsection, reference is made to relevant provisions on safety delegates and working environment committees in Regulations relating to organisation, management and participation (in Norwegian only). These regulations also apply, with the limitations given directly in the regulations, to the petroleum activities. In addition, reference is made to the lawmirror (in Norwegian only) of the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority, in which the requirement of the regulations that are being repealed upon entering into force of the new regulations in pursuance of the Working Environment Act, are included.
The training as mentioned in the second subsection should include aspects that are of significance to the overall workload of the individual, cf. Section 33.
In order to fulfil the requirement for radiation protection training as mentioned in the third subsection, the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority’s training requirements should be used. Radioactive sources are substances that emit alpha, beta and gamma radiation
As regards requirements for training of safety delegates and members of working environment committees, reference is made to relevant provisions in Regulations relating to organisation, management and participation (in Norwegian only). These regulations also apply, with the limitations given directly in the regulations, to the petroleum activities. In addition, reference is made to the lawmirror (in Norwegian only) of the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority, in which the requirement of the regulations that are being repealed upon entering into force of the new regulations in pursuance of the Working Environment Act, are included.