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Document ID (ISN)53270
CIS number 90-20
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Title Protection of workers in workplaces where electricity is used [France]
Original title Protection des travailleurs dans les établissements qui mettent en œuvre des courants électriques [France] [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 1989, No.134, Note No.1724-134-89, p.113-157.
Abstract Decree No.88-1056 of 14 November 1988 (published in the Journal officiel of 24 November 1988), circular letter DRT 89-2 of 6 February 1989 issued in application of decree, and French Government orders of 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21 December 1988 and 17 January 1989 (published in the Journal officiel of 30 December 1988, 1 and 2 February 1989). Decree No.88-1056 and the comments in the circular letter apply to the following points: scope, definitions, general conditions which must be fulfilled in plants, protection of workers against the risk of contact with live conductors or conducting parts that are normally live (direct contact) and against the risk of contact with parts electrically charged by accident (indirect contact), prevention of burns, fires and explosions caused by electricity; use, monitoring, maintenance and checking of electrical plant. The texts of the various Government orders are given.
Descriptors (primary) France; electricity; electrical safety; electrical equipment; electric power distribution
Descriptors (secondary) compendium; fire hazards; explosion hazards; law; accidental contact protection; electric burns; contact voltage protection
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Compendia of laws and derivative regulations
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity