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Document ID (ISN)57173
CIS number 91-1773
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Ministère du travail, de l'emploi et de la formation professionnelle
Title Circular of 30 October 1990: Ionising radiation - Information supplied to the labour inspector by the employer [France]
Original title Circulaire du 30 octobre 1990: Rayonnements ionisants - Informations fournies à l'inspecteur du travail par l'employeur [France] [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 1991, No.143, Note No. 1835-143-91, p.301-303. Appendix.
Abstract Article 15 of the Decree of 2 October 1986 (see CIS 87-50) relating to the protection of workers against the dangers of ionising radiation requires the employer to supply specific information to the labour inspector. The circular of 30 Oct. 1990 provides details on the contents of this information. In the case of an electrical X-ray generator or a natural radioactive substance this information should include the characteristics of the source and the preventive measures to be adopted. In the case of man-made radioactive substances, the employer must give the labour inspector full details about his licence to use or manufacture them. The circular also lays the procedure to be followed when an employer stops using ionising radiation. Appendix: specific licensing conditions for sealed sources.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; France; supply of information; labour inspection; radioactive sources
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; comment on directive; law; approval
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation
Labour inspection