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Document ID (ISN)69011
CIS number 97-733
ISSN - Serial title Boletín Oficial del Estado
Year 1997
Convention or series no. Real Decreto 664/1997
Title Royal Decree 664 of 12 May 1997 on the protection of workers from risks related to exposure to biological agents at work [Spain]
Original title Real Decreto 664/1997, de 12 de mayo, sobre la protección de los trabajadores contra los riesgos relacionados con la exposición a agentes biológicos durante el trabajo [España] [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 24 May 1997, No.124, p.16100-16111. Illus.
Abstract This Decree enters into force on 24 July 1997. It implements in Spain the provisions of Directive 90/679/EEC (CIS 91-29), as amended by 93/88/EEC (CIS 94-783) and 95/30/EC. It covers: scope, definitions and classification; obligations of employers; diverse provisions (health and veterinary establishments other than diagnostic laboratories; special measures applying to industrial procedures, laboratories and animal-housing locations). In annex: indicative list of occupations where exposure is likely; classification of biological agents (bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi); label to indicate biological hazards; containment recommendations (general, industrial processes, practical recommendations for vaccination).
Descriptors (primary) Spain; biological hazards; microorganisms
Descriptors (secondary) list; law; danger symbols
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards