As an employee, you have the right to report regarding wrongdoing in the institution cf. The Working Environment Act § 2-4 nr. 1.
When do I have a duty to report?
You have a duty to immediately notify your employer, the health and safety representative and, if necessary, other employees, regarding errors or shortcomings which could lead to a danger to life or health if you are unable to correct the situation yourself, cf. The Working Environment Act § 2-3 nr. 2, letter b.
You have the duty to notify your employer or the health and safety representative about harassment (bullying) and discrimination in the workplace, cf. The Working Environment Act § 2-3 nr. 2, letter d. You have the responsibility to notify your employer if an employee gets injured at work, or develops an illness which you believe was caused by work or conditions in the workplace, cf. The Working Environment § 2-3 nr. 2, letter e.
You have the duty to report to the employer regarding conditions which might cause an employee, staff-member, or the people around loss or injury, cf. Ethical Guidelines for the Public Service, point 2.2.
Do I have a particular duty to report as health and safety representative?
The health and safety representative has a particular duty to report, according to the Working Environment Act § 6-2 third section. If the health and safety representative is made aware of conditions which could lead to dangers with regard to accidents or health, he/she must immediately notify the employee and the employer. If attention has not been paid to this notification within a reasonable period of time, the health and safety representative shall inform the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority or the workplace environment committee.