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Document ID (ISN)40624
CIS number 83-1702
ISBN(s) 91-38-07091-X
Year 1982
Convention or series no. AFS 1982:13
National Board of Occupational Safety and Health (Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen)
Title Personal protective equipment - General regulations
Original title Personlig skyddsutrustning - Allmänna föreskrifter [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information LiberFörlag, 162 89 Stockholm, Sweden, 23 Sep. 1982. 7p. Illus.
Abstract This regulation (effective 1 Jan. 1983) concerns all items of personal protection against health hazards and accidents, including protective clothing. The equipment must: protect against possible hazards, be easy to put on, wear and take off; be kept in good working order and be tested for conformity with the law. It should not endanger the health of the user. The employer must ensure that workers are instructed in its correct use. A detailed commentary is appended.
Descriptors (primary) personal protective equipment; Sweden
Descriptors (secondary) preventive maintenance; approval; comment on directive; replaced; directive; compliance tests
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Personal protection