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The Occupational Health and Safety Organization

The Occupational Health and Safety Organization consists of four levels:

  • Main Occupational Health and Safety Committee (HSU)
  • Faculty and Administration Occupational Health and Safety Groups (FAMU/AAMU)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Committee and Department Committee (LAMU)
  • Local Occupational Health and Safety groups (AMG)

GMO Work

All work with GMO organisms must be registered at the Danish Working Environment Authority. The registration consists of:

  • a registration of your project to be renewed every 5 years
  • a laboratory authorisation (classification as class 1 lab), which is basically non-limited

The project holder must subsequently file the authorisations so that they can be presented to the Danish Working Environment Authority on request.

Closure of isotope laboratories

Enter the Danish Health Authority's website and complete the electronic form.

Please specify:

  • which authorisation it concerns
  • which isotope lab it concerns

Attach a file for each isotope lab. Use, for example the form that is ordinarily used by your lab for regular controls and measurements of the radio nucleotides you use - and which state:

  • the measuring equipment you use to check for "beta and gamma isotope waste". 
  • (NB! For beta radiation "wipe samples" and subsequent measurement in scintillation counter).
  • the date of control measurement.
  • the area and the activity measured in the isotoplab.

Attach a statement that you have disposed of all radioactive material. You can remove the "Isotope Signage" on receit of receipt from the Danish Health Authority.

Workplace assessment, working environment discussions

Working environment discussions

Once a year, the working environment organisation and management in collaboration with the employees discuss how to organise the following year's collaboration as to the working environment. The committee will assess whether the objectives of the previous year have been achieved and establish new objectives for the following year's collaboration. On this basis, the committee must prepare a plan for how they will work together in the coming year to ensure a good working environment. The discussion is statutory. Read more on the Danish Working Environment Authority's website   

The working environment discussions below are in Danish:

Psychological and physical working environment


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