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Document ID (ISN)69710
CIS number 97-1430
ISSN - Serial title 0378-6978 - Official Journal of the European Communities - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes
Year 1997
Convention or series no. 97/59/CE 97/59/EC
Title Commission Directive 97/59/EC of 7.10.97 adapting to technical progress Council Directive 90/679/EEC on the protection of workers from risks related to exposure to biological agents at work (7th individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16 (1) of Directive 89/391/EEC) [European Communities]
Original title Dir... du 7.10.97 portant adaptation au progrès technique de la dir. 90/679/CEE ... concernant la protection des travailleurs contre les risques liés à l'exposition à des agents biologiques au travail (7e dir. part. au sens de l'art. 16(1) de la dir. 89/391/CEE) [Communautés européennes] [in French]
Bibliographic information 15 Oct. 1997, Vol.40, No.L 282, p.33-35.
Internet access 97-1430.pdf [in Multilingual]
Abstract This Directive modifies Annex III of Directive 90/679/EEC (see CIS 91-29), already modified by Directives 93/88/EEC (CIS 94-783) and 95/30/EC. It adds new bacteria, viruses and fungi to the list and classifies them. It also modifies information on biological agents contained in the above-named Directives.
Descriptors (primary) European Communities; classification; biological hazards; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) bacteria; viruses; directive; replaced; fungi
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) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards