Do you have questions about health and safety?
When a foreign company or employee is going to work in Denmark many questions can arise. Arbejdstilsynet – the Danish Working Environment Authority (WEA)– will happily answer questions concerning workplace health and safety.
The Danish Working Environment Authority - Arbejdstilsynet - is the Danish liaison office and coordinates the tasks of informing foreign employers and employees about the regulations for posting to Denmark. Besides this it is primarily questions about health and safety, the Call Center of the Danish Working Environment Authority can help you with.
Call Center service for foreign companies
The Danish Working Environment Authority has a special call center service for foreign companies. Here you can obtain advice in English about Danish working environment regulations and answers to any questions you may have about working environment in general, whether relating to e.g. chemistry, psycho-social work environment, accident prevention or ergonomics.
In principle, all questions are answered on the spot. If your question is complex, the Danish Working Environment Authority may have to investigate it further and get back to you later with an answer.
The Danish Working Environment Authority can also give you advice about the rules for notification to the Register of Foreign Service Providers (RUT).
Please read the frequently asked questions below before calling.
The Danish Working Environment Authority (WEA)
Tel. +45 70 12 12 88
Press 9 for English
Monday - Thursday: 8 - 15
Friday: 8 - 14
Here you find the public authorities you should contact with issues Arbejdstilsynet can not help you with:
Evaluation of fire safety measures
Danish Emergency Management Agency, tel. +45 45 90 60 00
Building electrical installations/power tools
Danish Safety Technology Authority, tel. +45 33 73 20 00
Crime and traffic
Danish National Police, tel. +45 33 14 88 88
Foreign business conditions
Danish Business Authority, tel. +45 35 29 10 00
Danish Standards, tel. +45 39 96 61 01