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Document ID (ISN)55386
CIS number 91-27
ISSN - Serial title 0378-6978 - Official Journal of the European Communities - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes
Year 1989
Convention or series no. 89/C 328/02
Title Commission communication for the implementation of Council Directive 89/656/EEC of 30 Nov. 1989, concerning the assessment of the safety aspects of personal protective equipment with a view to the choice and use thereof [CEC]
Original title Communication de la Commission concernant, lors de la mise en ¿uvre de la directive 89/656/CEE du Conseil du 30 novembre 1989, l'évaluation du point de vue de la sécurité des équipements de protection individuelle en fonction de leur choix et de leur utilisation [CCE] [in French]
Bibliographic information 30 Dec. 1989, No.C 328, p.3-14.
Abstract The Commission requests herewith that the Member States ensure, by the method they judge the most appropriate, the widespread circulation of the data contained in the Annex to this communication, and in particular amongst the competent authorities and the employers' and workers' organisations, so that these data may serve as reference documents during implementation of Council Directive 89/656/EEC (CIS 90-385). The risk, the origin and type of risk as well as the safety and performance criteria for selection of equipment are listed for each type of equipment: industrial helmets; goggles and visors; ear protectors; respirators; gloves; boots and shoes; protective clothing; life jackets; protection against falls.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; personal protective equipment; European Communities; information dissemination
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; foot and leg protection; protective clothing; lifejackets; information of personnel; head protection; respirators; belts, harnesses and lifelines; directive; face and eye protection
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