An authorized company or a company with company approval within the gas area must employ a technically responsible person who must be approved by the Danish Safety Technology Authority. The technically responsible person must be affiliated with the company for a minimum of 30 hours per week within normal opening hours to be able to work as a technically responsible person.
As a technically responsible person your tasks are for instance to ensure that:
- the company’s tasks that require approval are manned correctly
- the employees are instructed sufficiently and
- execution of the work is sufficiently supervised.
Moreover, the technically responsible person shall ensure that the work is carried out in accordance with applicable Danish rules of law, Executive Orders and technical regulations and in accordance with the company quality management system.
Individuals seeking to work as a technically responsible person in a Danish company within the gas area can apply for approval through the Danish Safety Technology Authority. Applications are processed in accordance with EU directive 2005/36/EC concerning approval of professional qualifications. This Directive has been implemented in Denmark by – Executive Order No. 1392 of 30 November 2018 on the pursuit of professions in the area of gas, plumbing and sanitation on the basis of foreign professional qualifications.