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2002

CIS 03-1505 Consumer Protection / Health and Safety - The Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations consolidate with amendments the regulations in effect in Great Britain regarding personal protective equipment (PPE), and implementing Directive 89/686/EEC (CIS 90-381), as amended subsequently. They revoke The Personal Protective Equipment (EC Directive) Regulations 1992 (CIS 93-1079), together with their amendments made in 1993, 1994 (CIS 95-2) and 1996. Contents: interpretation; application; general duties for those placing PPE on the market; conformity assessment procedures; CE markings; role of approved bodies in connection with conformity assessment. In annexes: exhaustive list of PPE classes not covered by this Directive; basic health and safety requirements of PPE; CE conformity marking; EC type-examinations; EC quality control systems.
The Stationery Office Ltd (TSO), PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 2002. 24p. Illus. Price: GBP 4.00.
http://www.hmso.gov.uk/si/si2002/20021144.htm [in English]

1994

CIS 95-2 Consumer Protection - Health and Safety - The Personal Protective Equipment (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (effective essentially 1 Jan.1995) give effect to Council Directive 93/95/EEC (CIS 94-778) amending Directive 89/686/EEC (CIS 90-381) concerning personal protective equipment (PPE). They principally authorize action by the enforcing authority to require the proper use of CE conformity markings.
HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1994. 4p. Price: GBP 1.10.

1992

CIS 93-1079 Consumer Protection: Health and Safety - The Personal Protective Equipment (EC Directive) Regulations 1992 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations implement in the United Kingdom Council Directive 89/686/EEC (see CIS 90-381) on the approximation of the laws of the member States relating to personal protective equipment (PPE). They provide for the issuing of prohibition and warning notices and of forfeiture orders under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and for the approval and withdrawal of approval of certification and monitoring bodies. They lay down the conditions for the free movement of PPE and components. In the schedule: full text of the Directive.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1993. 24p. Illus. Price: GBP 4.15.

CIS 93-6 Health and Safety - The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations give effect in Great Britain to Council Directive 89/656/EEC (see CIS 90-385). They impose health and safety requirements with respect to the provision for, and use by, persons at work of personal protective equipment. Its scope excludes sea transport, the wearing of ordinary working clothes and uniforms, and portable devices for the detection and signalling of risks. Also excluded, for most of the Regulations, is protective equipment used against certain hazards dealt with by other legislation (ionising radiation; noise; falling objects on construction sites; exposure to lead, asbestos and hazardous substances in general). Topics covered: obligation of the employer to provide suitable personal protective equipment; compatibility and assessment of such equipment; maintenance and replacement; accommodation of equipment; information, instruction and training; use; reporting of loss and defects; exemption certificates. Certain other Regulations are modified. Some Regulations, including The Protection of Eyes Regulations 1974 (CIS 75-503), are revoked.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 11p. Price: GBP 2.70.