|Document ID (ISN)||101350|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0870-9963 - Diário da República
|Convention or series no.
||Decree-Law No.236/2003 of 30 September - Transposes into national legislation Directive 99/92/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16.12.99 on minimum requirements for improving the safety and health protection of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres [Portugal]
||Decreto-Lei n.°236/2003 de 30 de Setembro - Transpõe para a ordem jurídica nacional a Directiva n.° 1999/92/CE, do Parlamento Europeu e do Conselho, de 16 de Dezembro, relativa às prescrições mínimas destinadas a promover a melhoria da proteção da segurança e da saúde dos trabalhadores susceptíveis de serem expostos a riscos derivados de atmsoferas explosivas [in Portuguese]|
||30 Sep. 2003, No.226, Series I-A, p.6419-6423. Illus.
||http://www.adm.ua.pt/legua/LegAdmPublica/DL_236_2003.htm [in Portuguese]
||This Decree-Law introduces the provisions of Directive 99/92/EC (see CIS 00-1523) into Portuguese legislation. Contents: scope (all economic activities except for some already covered by existing legislation already covers the risk of explosive atmospheres); definitions; classification of risk zones; evaluation of the risk of explosions; prevention of and protection against explosions; general obligations of employers; preventive action in areas where explosive atmospheres may form; employer's obligation to prepare a safety manual for the prevention of explosions; work in danger zones; protective measures in detail; criteria for the selection of protective equipment and systems; obligations for coordination of preventive activities when several employers are involved; particular measures applicable to work equipment and workplaces; training and information of and consultation with workers. In annex: prescribed warning signs.
||Portugal; explosion protection; explosive atmospheres
||responsibilities of employers; flammable substances; explosion hazards; danger zones; safety and health documentation; hazard identification; classification; law; hazard evaluation
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||Portugal|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards