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Document ID (ISN)67572
CIS number 96-1531
ISSN - Serial title Gazzetta ufficiale
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Title Legislative Decree No.626 of 19 Sep. 1994 - Implementation of eight EEC Directives concerning the improvement of workers' safety and health at the workplace [Italy]
Original title Decreto Legislativo 19 sett. 1994, n. 626 - Attuazione delle direttive ... CEE riguardanti il miglioramento della sicurezza e della salute dei lavoratori sul luogo di lavoro [in Italian]
Bibliographic information 12 Nov. 1994, No.265, Part I, Ordinary supplement, 60p. Illus.
Abstract This decree was adopted by the Council of Ministers on 16 Sep. 1994. It introduces into Italian legislation the provisions of the following EEC Directives: 89/391 (general improvements in OSH, CIS 89-1401), 89/654 (minimum OSH requirements for the workplace, CIS 90-356), 89/655 (minimum OSH requirements for work equipment, CIS 90-357), 89/656 (minimum requirements for PPE, CIS 90-385), 90/269 (manual handling, CIS 90-1101), 90/270 (VDU work, CIS 90-1069), 90/394 (exposure to carcinogens, CIS 90-1758) and 90/679 (exposure to biological agents, CIS 91-29). The main headings of the decree are: general provisions; workplaces; use of work equipment; use of personal protective equipment (PPE); manual handling of loads; protection against carcinogens; protection against biological agents; penalties for non-compliance. In annex (among others): table of PPE requirements depending on the hazards present in the workplace; non-exhaustive list of activities and sectors where PPE has to be worn; list and classification of hazardous biological agents.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; carcinogens; equipment, workplaces and operations; Italy; biological hazards; visual display terminals; manual handling; personal protective equipment; workplaces
Descriptors (secondary) European Communities; law; list of chemical substances
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Laws
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Personal protection
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Biological hazards