Section 1-3. To whom the regulations apply

  1. 1.
    Employers shall ensure that the provisions of these regulations are implemented.
  2. 2.
    The provisions of these regulations shall, where applicable, also be complied with by:
    1. a.
      safety representatives and working environment committees;
    2. b.
      family-run farms in agriculture;
    3. c.
      undertakings with no employees
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        that use work equipment;
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        that handle asbestos and asbestos-containing materials in their work;
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        in the building and construction industry;
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        in agriculture;
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        that carry out work under water or under increased ambient pressure;
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        that can be exposed to biological agents during their work, with the exception of the requirements relating to keeping records and medical examinations;
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        that can be exposed to chemicals in their work, with the exception of the requirements for an emergency response plan, medical examination, relocation and keeping records of carcinogenic or mutagenic chemicals and lead
  3. 3.
    The provisions of Chapter 26 on health and safety during work under water or under increased ambient pressure do not apply to:
    1. a.
      conscripts and military service personnel in the Norwegian Armed Forces who carry out diving as a military activity;
    2. b.
      members of the Police Emergency Response Unit when the diving is carried out as part of the service;
    3. c.
      research and health personnel who work in decompression chambers.