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Document ID (ISN)63597
CIS number 95-36
ISSN - Serial title 0373-0425 - Journal officiel de la République française
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Formation professionnelle
Title Decree No.94-352 of 4 May 1994 relating to the protection of workers against risks resulting from their exposure to biological agents and amending the French Labour Code (second part: Decrees by the Council of State) [France]
Original title Décret n°94-352 du 4 mai 1994 relatif à la protection des travailleurs contre les risques résultant de leur exposition à des agents biologiques et modifiant le Code du travail (deuxième partie: Décrets en Conseil d'Etat) [France] [in French]
Bibliographic information 6 May 1994, p.6620-6623.
Abstract This Decree implements into French legislation the provisions of Directive 90/679/EEC (as modified) (see CIS 91-29) and it introduces new measures into the French Labour Code (articles R.231-60 to R.231-65-3). These particular safety and health measures apply to establishments where there is a risk of exposure to biological agents. The measures cover: general rules for the evaluation and prevention of biological hazards (in particular: provision of workers with equipment adapted to the risk; introduction of collective and personal protection measures; implementation of hygiene measures designed to eliminate or reduce the risk of propagation of infection; etc.); training and information; measures for special activities (those involving contact with patients, or with live or dead animals, in hospitals, laboratories etc.); medical supervision of workers potentially exposed to biological agents. This Decree shall be implemented according to modalities to be defined by Government orders to be issued in the future.
Descriptors (primary) France; biological hazards; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) European Communities; experimental animals; animals; hazard evaluation; information of personnel; handling of animals; medical supervision; law; personal protective equipment
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards