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Document ID (ISN)59606
CIS number 93-23
ISSN - Serial title 0378-6978 - Official Journal of the European Communities - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes
Year 1992
Convention or series no. 92/91/CEE 92/91/EEC
Title Council Directive 92/91/EEC of 3 November 1992 concerning the minimum requirements for improving the safety and health protection of workers in the mineral-extracting industries through drilling [CEC]
Original title Directive 92/91/CEE du Conseil, du 3 nov. 1992, concernant les prescriptions minimales visant à améliorer la protection en matière de sécurité et de santé des travailleurs des industries extractives par forage [CCE] [in French]
Bibliographic information 28 Nov. 1992, Vol.35, No.L 348, p.9-24.
Abstract Eleventh individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16 (1) of directive 89/391/EEC (see CIS 89-1401). After a definition of the industries the directive applies to, employers' obligations are stipulated with regards to the general operation of the workplaces, protection from fires, explosions and health-endangering atmospheres, escape and rescue facilities, communication, warning and alarm systems, keeping workers informed, health surveillance, consultation of workers and workers' participation as well as minimum requirements for safety and health which are detailed in annex.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; petroleum products; offshore oil extraction; major hazards; petroleum and natural gas industry; European Communities
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; fire hazards; explosion hazards; conditions of work; information of personnel; escape and exit; medical supervision; directive; first aid
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) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Major hazards