|Document ID (ISN)||104585|
|Convention or series no.
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG)
||Use of protective clothing against laceration and piercing caused by knives
||Benutzung von Stechschutzbekleidung [in German]|
||Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburgerstrasse 449, 50939 K÷ln, Germany, Oct. 2003. 34p. Illus.
||http://www.sitech.meb.uni-bonn.de/su/arbeitsschutz/psa/text/bgr_196.pdf [in German]
||This Directive of the German Mutual Occupational Accident Insurance Association applies to the selection and use of protective clothing against laceration and piercing caused by knives that employers are required to provide to their employees according to the provisions of the law on occupational safety and health. It describes the various types of clothing (aprons, waistcoats, shirts, hoods, trousers) and the criteria for selecting the suitable type of clothing, together, with rules for their use, hygiene, maintenance, repair and storage.
||protective clothing; hand knives; Germany
||responsibilities of employers; labelling; safety and health training; personal protective equipment; directive; hazard evaluation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
||Hand and portable tools