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Document ID (ISN)71858
CIS number 98-1094
ISSN - Serial title 0378-7060 - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes - Official Journal of the European Communities
Year 1998
Convention or series no. 98/24/CE 98/24/EC
Title Council Directive 98/24/EC of 7 April 1998 on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work (14th Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EC) [European Communities]
Original title Directive du Conseil 98/24/CE du 7 avril 1998 concernant la protection de la santé et de la sécurité des travailleurs contre les risques liés à des agents chimiques sur le lieu de travail (14e directive au sens de l'art. 16(1) de la dir. 89/391/CEE) [Communautés européennes] [in French]
Bibliographic information 5 May 1998, No.L.131, p.11-23.
Abstract This Directive (effective 25 May 1998) repeals Directives 80/1107/EEC (CIS 81-1610), 88/364/EEC (CIS 90-1423) and 82/605/EEC (CIS 83-1783) not later than 5 May 2001. It amends Directives 83/477/EEC (CIS 84-327) and 86/188/EEC (CIS 87-45). Topics: alarm systems; biological hazards; biological threshold limits; lead; chemical products; directive; emergency organization; European Communities; exposure records; harmful substances; hazard evaluation; information of personnel; limitation of exposure; medical supervision; prohibition of use; responsibilities of employers; safety and health training; threshold limit values; workers participation.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; European Communities; biological threshold limits; chemical products; biological hazards; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; lead; limitation of exposure; hazard evaluation; emergency organization; alarm systems; information of personnel; medical supervision; directive; workers' participation; prohibition of use; safety and health training; exposure records
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) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Workers' participation
Biological hazards
Occupational exposure limits