The Danish Working Environment Authority (WEA) has the jurisdiction regarding health and safety on offshore installations. This includes among other supervison of oil and gas activities, approval and notification of well operations, permit for operation, modifications and decommissioning.

A number of laws and regulations regulate the safety and health conditions of plants, etc., used for offshore oil and gas activities.

How to report accidents, near miss incidents and occupational diseases to the relevant authorities.


The Danish Working Environment Authority is supervising safety and health of work carried out on offshore installations.

A number of councils, commissions and committees have tasks in connection with offshore oil and gas operations.