Permit to work with certain chemicals

You must have a permit from the Swedish Work Environment Authority in order to handle certain chemicals due to the special risks involved.
Chemicals in tubes and bottles.

This applies to:

  • chemicals included in group A in Appendix 1 to Chemical Hazards in the Working Environment, AFS 2011:19, provisions
  • chemicals included in group B in Appendix 1 to Chemical Hazards in the Working Environment, AFS 2011:19, provisions
  • certain pesticides in accordance with Pesticides (AFS 1998:6), provisions
  • asbestos in accordance with Asbestos, AFS 2006:1, provisions. 

Substances included in group A cannot normally be handled at all. There are certain exceptions, but you must then have a permit from the Swedish Work Environment Authority.

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Last updated 2020-11-24