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Document ID (ISN)35559
CIS number 81-795
ISSN - Serial title Fortschrittliche Betriebsführung und Industrial Engineering
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jäger W.
Title Personal protective equipment: supply, compulsory use, and workers' right of codecision
Original title Persönliche Schutzausrüstung: Bereitstellung, Trageverpflichtung und Mitbestimmung [in German]
Bibliographic information 1980, Vol.29, No.2, p.135-137.
Abstract Review of the legal situation in the Federal Republic of Germany, employer's duty to supply personal protective equipment (however, the supply of this equipment does not absolve the employer from his duty to introduce primary OSH measures, e.g. health and safety engineering); financial liability; workers' duty to wear such equipment, and their personal responsibility for its care and upkeep; enforcement of laws and regulations in this field; penalties and civil-law liability in cases of non-observance; worker delegates' rights to participate in decision-making.
Descriptors (primary) supervision of use of protective equipment; legislation; personal protective equipment; Germany (Federal Republic of)
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; supply of personal protective equipment; criminal liability; penalties; responsibilities of employees; enforcement
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Criminal liability in OSH
Safety supervision
Personal protection