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Document ID (ISN)53700
CIS number 90-385
ISSN - Serial title 0378-6978 - Official Journal of the European Communities - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes
Year 1989
Convention or series no. 89/656/CEE 89/656/EEC
Title Council Directive of 30 Nov. 1989 on the minimum health and safety requirements for the use by workers of personal protective equipment at the workplace [CEC]
Original title Directive du Conseil du 30 nov. 1989, concernant les prescriptions minimales de sécurité et de santé pour l'utilisation par les travailleurs au travail d'équipements de protection individuelle [CCE] [in French]
Bibliographic information 30 Dec. 1989, Vol.32, No. L 393, p.18-28.
Abstract Third individual directive within the meaning of Article 16 (1) of Directive 89/391/EEC (CIS 89-1401). The directive defines the employer's general obligations, its obligations related to the assessment of personal protective equipment, the rules for use and the measures necessary to ensure the worker's information, consultation and participation. Non-exhaustive guide lists of items of personal protective equipment as well as of sectors of activity which may require the provision of personal protective equipment are given in appendix.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; personal protective equipment; European Communities
Descriptors (secondary) directive
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Personal protection