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Document ID (ISN)104585
CIS number 06-195
Year 2003
Convention or series no. BGR 196
Author(s)
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften (HVBG)
Title Use of protective clothing against laceration and piercing caused by knives
Original title Benutzung von Stechschutzbekleidung [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburgerstrasse 449, 50939 K÷ln, Germany, Oct. 2003. 34p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.sitech.meb.uni-bonn.de/su/arbeitsschutz/psa/text/bgr_196.pdf [in German]
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) protective clothing; hand knives; Germany
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; labelling; safety and health training; personal protective equipment; directive; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Hand and portable tools
Protective clothing