Abroad, Covid-19 News|24/04/20

FRANCE: clarification on the Commission Recommendation on PPE

Home > The news of EUROGIP and occupational risks in Europe > FRANCE: clarification on the Commission Recommendation on PPE

An interministerial circular dated 31 March 2020 specifies the conditions for implementing the European Commission’s Recommendation on procedures for the assessment of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Its purpose is to implement the Commission’s recommendations “while ensuring that medical equipment and devices placed on the market continue to provide an adequate level of protection for the health and safety of users”.

Instruction interministérielle n°DGT/DGS/DGCCRF/DGDDI/2020/55

Discover other news

Community news

28/02/24

OSH measures key to prevent violence and harassment at work

More than one in five workers in the 25 countries surveyed have experienced violence and harassment at work, according to a new report by the ILO. Creating an environment free of these problems requires “a cooperative approach and social dialogue within companies on occupational health and safety (OHS)”.

Community news

28/02/24

Lead and diisocyanates: Council approves new limit values

The new directive adopted today reduces the occupational exposure limit values for lead and its compounds, which are toxic to reproduction, by a factor of five, and introduces new limit values for diiosocyanates, to which 4.2 million workers are exposed and which can cause asthma and skin diseases.

News

28/02/24

OS&H in Europe: where are we now?

So where are we in Europe when it comes to health and safety at work? That's the question we put to William Cockburn Salazar, the new Executive Director of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), in the first episode of the EUROGIP Discussions.