E-services and forms
If you are going to make a registration or apply for a permit, you do so via an e-service or form.
Abstain from using old forms
It is important that you always download and fill in new forms, do not reuse old forms that you might have already saved. In this way, you will always have the latest version available. This minimises the risk of submitting incorrect data.
E-services and forms in alphabetical order
Application for authorisation for a child to work
You must apply for authorisation if you wish to employ a minor under the age of 13. For example, you need authorisation for a child to rehearse or work in cultural or artistic events, as extras or artistes, or at sporting or advertising events.
Application for permission to use biocides (rat poison)
Permission is required before using rat poison (rodenticides) because it is categorised as a biocide in authorisation class 1 So.
Apply for recognition of professional qualifications
If you work in certain professions you need to have proof that your qualifications meet Swedish requirements.
For the Swedish Work Environment Authority, this applies
- to doctors who are to perform medical checks
- to divers
- to blasting technicians
- if you are to use class 1 biocidal products.
Chemical substances group A and B
Chemical substances group A
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.
Chemical substances group B
You must have a permit to handle certain carcinogenic, sensitising, allergenic or reprotoxic substances, group B substances.
Doctors are required to report diseases, symptoms and problems that may be connected to a patient's work or working environment.
Forms for reporting occupational hygiene measurements
If you deal with chemical hazards, you may need to carry out measurements to establish what exposure exists at your workplace. Measure air contaminates and report occupational hygiene measurements.
Reporting serious accidents or incidents
All employers must report to us:
- serious personal injuries
- injuries in connection with work which affect several employees at the same time
- incidents which resulted in serious danger to life or health.
Notification and permission for GMMs
If you use genetically modified micro-organisms, GMMs, in your activities, you must notify the Swedish Work Environment Authority.
Notification of a mobile plant for handling material containing quartz
Notify the Swedish Work Environment Authority if you are to begin using a mobile plant for handling material containing quartz, such as a mobile crushing plant, a coating plant or a concrete plant.
Notification when working with or storing concentrated infectious agents
If you intend to start working with or storing a concentrated infectious agent in risk classes 2, 3 or 4, you must notify the Swedish Work Environment Authority of the activity. Give notification no less than 30 days before you intend to start. If you then move your activity, you must notify of the new address.
Risk class 2
Risk class 3
Permits and notifications for work with asbestos
You must apply for a permit in order to perform work involving asbestos. You must also submit a notification each time you start a job.
Apply for permit
Posting, report, search
Prior notification of works on construction site
As a contracting authority you must notify a construction site to the Swedish Work Environment Agency if any of the following apply:
- The construction or civil engineering works will last for more than 30 working days on the construction site and more than 20 people will be working simultaneously on the site at any one point.
- The workers on the construction site will work more than 500 person-days, that is to say everyone working will together work more than 500 days in total.
Report dangerous products
You can make a report to us if you discover products which are dangerous or if you suspect that a product does not meet legal requirements.
The safety representative has, in the Work Environment Act, been guaranteed a number of powers. The safety representative has, among other things, the authorisation to:
- receive training
- be a part of actions which concern the relationships in the work environment
- participate during the planning of new premises as well as changes in the premises.
Tip us off or make an employee report
You can tip us off about poor working conditions at your place of work or any other place of work.
Last updated 2023-02-16