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Profesjonell pyrotekniker (Norway)

  • Generic name of profession

    Pyrotechnian / Manufacture and/or trade in pyrotechnical articles
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Profesjonell pyrotekniker
    Certified pyrotechnician (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    Forskrift 26. juni 2002 nr. 922 om håndtering av eksplosjonsfarlig stoff
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    ATT - Attestation of competence , Art. 11 a
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    DSB considers handling of pyrotechnic articles category T2 as dangerous, with potential for major damage related to improper handling and use. All use and handling must be performed by qualified personnel to ensure the professional worker’s safety, and to protect people from unwanted incidents.


    DSB also tries to minimize the risk of damage to life and health as a result of lack of qualifications of the person / persons performing work related to the use and handling of pyrotechnic articles category T2.

  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    • rigging • montering • Avfyring av fyrverkeri
    • Rigging • Mounting • Firing of fireworks (EN)
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