Notification of diagnosed or suspected occupational diseases etc. offshore
An occupational disease is defined as a disease that is due, in whole or in part, to the effects of work over a shorter or longer period. The Occupational Injury Insurance Act defines the diseases that can be recognised as occupational diseases.
Doctors and dentists who find or suspect that a person suffers from an occupational disease due to offshore oil and gas activities, must report this to the Danish Working Environment Authority and the Labour Market Insurance pursuant to the provisions of the in the the Ministry of Employment Executive Order regarding the duty of Physicians and Dentists to notify Occupational Illnesses to the Danish WEA and the Danish Labour Market Insurance.
Labor Market Insurance
Furthermore, physicians who find or suspect that a person has been exposed to harmful influences in connection with offshore oil and gas activities, etc. must report this to the Danish Working Environment Authority and the Labor Market Insurance.
Report an occupational disease in the ESS
It is not possible to use notification forms in this regard, but the Labor Market Insurance does process notifications made are not made through the EASY system.
The notifications are used by the Danish Working Environment Authority to compile statistics on reported occupational diseases. These notifications and the specific reports form part of the Danish Working Environment Authority's prioritisation of supervision.