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General requirements for work instructions for execution of work and use of work equipment

General requirements

If the performance of work can entail a particular risk of harm to life or health, the employer shall prepare written work instructions to ensure that the work can be carried out in a completely safe manner, and that the performance of work or use of work equipment is limited to persons who have received necessary training. Persons who are to carry out repairs, conversion or maintenance are specially designated to carry out such work.

Written work instructions shall always exist in accordance with the Regulations concerning the Performance of Work, in connection with work with asbestos, installation and use of scaffolding, and manual high-pressure jetting with pressures exceeding 250 bar.

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