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Document ID (ISN)66198
CIS number 96-10
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Ministère du Travail et de l'Emploi
Title Decree No.95-543 of 4 May 1995. Occupational safety and health and working conditions on building sites. Inter-company occupational health, safety and working conditions groups [France]
Original title Décret n°95-543 du 4 mai 1995. Sécurité, santé et conditions de travail sur les chantiers. Constitution du Collège interentreprises [France] [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 1995, No.160, Note No.2001-160-95, p.421-423. Also in: Journal officiel, 6 May 1995.
Abstract This decree makes additions to the French Labour Code which lay down the conditions under which inter-company occupational health, safety and working conditions groups must be set up: building sites in excess of 10,000 worker-days and involving more than ten firms (including sub-contractors) and/or self-employed workers. The new articles also set forth the modus operandi of the inter-company groups: membership, chairmanship, periodicity and convening of meetings, agenda, minutes, rules of procedure. They also define the sanctions incurred in the event of violation of these measures. The new provisions are applicable to building and civil engineering sites on which design work started on or after 6 May 1995; for operations commenced prior to this, they are applicable from the beginning of the building phase to projects on which construction work is not due to commence before 1 Jan. 1996. Section II of the decree of 19 Aug. 1977 (CIS 78-864) on inter-company health and safety groups, and the decree of 9 June 1977 (CIS 77-2069) on special health and safety committees are revoked.
Descriptors (primary) France; construction sites; plant safety and health organization; safety planning; construction industry
Descriptors (secondary) occupational safety and health; welfare facilities; responsibilities of employers; small enterprises; information of personnel; subcontractors; law; safety and health committees; temporary workers
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Precarious employment
Construction industry and civil engineering
Safety programmes