OSH directives
of 24 October 2019 establishing a fifth list of indicative occupational exposure limit values pursuant to Council Directive 98/24/EC and amending Commission Directive 2000/39/EC ...
This Directive implements the agreement signed by European social partners concerning the implementation of the ILO Work in Fishing Convention (2007).
of 31 January 2017 establishing a fourth list of indicative occupational exposure limit values pursuant to Council Directive 98/24/EC, and amending Commission Directives 91/322/EEC, 2000/39/EC and 2009/161/EU (Text with EEA relevance)...
of 5 December 2013 laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation, and repealing Directives 89/618/Euratom, 90/641/Euratom, 96/29/Euratom, 97/43/Euratom and 2003/122/Euratom...
of 26 June 2013 on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields) (20th individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC) and repealing Directive 2004/40/EC...
The Directive implements the Framework Agreement on prevention from sharp injuries in the hospital and healthcare sector signed by the European social partners.
of 17 December 2009 establishing a third list of indicative occupational exposure limit values in implementation of Council Directive 98/24/EC and amending Commission Directive 2000/39/EC (Text with EEA relevance)...
The Directive aims to prevent and protect workers from risks to their health arising from occupational exposure to asbestos.
The Directive lays down minimum health and safety requirements for the use of work equipment in the workplace.
of 5 April 2006 on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of the workers to risks arising from physical agents (artificial optical radiation, 19th individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC).
of 7 February 2006 establishing a second list of indicative occupational exposure limit values in implementation of Council Directive 98/24/EC and amending Directives 91/322/EEC and 2000/39/EC...
The Directive addresses the protection of workers from the health and safety risks related to exposure to carcinogens, mutagens or substances toxic to reproduction (CMR) at work.
of 6 February 2003 on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (noise) (Seventeenth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC).
of 25 June 2002 on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (vibration) (sixteenth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC)...
of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 September 2000 on the protection of workers from risks related to exposure to biological agents at work (seventh individual directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC)...
of 8 June 2000 establishing a first list of indicative occupational exposure limit values in implementation of Council Directive 98/24/EC on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work.
The Directive establishes minimum requirements for improving the safety and health protection of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres.
The Chemical Agents Directive sets out requirements to protect workers from risks that may arise from the effects of chemical agents in the workplace.
The aim of this Directive is to lay down minimum requirements for the protection of young people at work.
This Directive lays down minimum safety and health requirements applicable to work on board fishing vessels.
of 3 December 1992 on the minimum requirements for improving the safety and health protection of workers in surface and underground mineral-extracting industries (twelfth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16 (1) of Directive 89/391/EEC)...
of 3 November 1992 concerning the minimum requirements for improving the safety and health protection of workers in the mineral-extracting industries through drilling (eleventh individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16 (1) of Directive 89/391/EEC)...
of 19 October 1992 on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health at work of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding (tenth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16 (1) of Directive 89/391/EEC)...
Directive 92/58/EEC lays down the requirements for safety and health signs at work that employers must provide where workers are still at risk despite other preventive measures.
of 24 June 1992 on the implementation of minimum safety and health requirements at temporary or mobile construction sites (eighth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16 (1) of Directive 89/391/EEC)...
The Directive aims to ensure that minimum safety and health systems are in place to improve medical treatment on board vessels.
of 25 June 1991 supplementing the measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health at work of workers with a fixed-duration employment relationship or a temporary employment relationship...
of 29 May 1991 on establishing indicative limit values by implementing Council Directive 80/1107/EEC on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to chemical, physical and biological agents at work.
of 29 May 1990 on the minimum health and safety requirements for the manual handling of loads where there is a risk particularly of back injury to workers (fourth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16 (1) of Directive 89/391/EEC)...
of 29 May 1990 on the minimum safety and health requirements for work with display screen equipment (fifth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16 (1) of Directive 89/391/EEC)...
The Workplace Directive provides for minimum requirements for workplaces covering issues such as traffic routes, workroom dimensions and indoor air quality.
The Directive lays down minimum requirements for the use of personal protective equipment used by workers at work, which are necessary when risks cannot be sufficiently controlled by technical and organisational measures.
of 12 June 1989 on the introduction of measures to encourage improvements in the safety and health of workers at work - "Framework Directive"...
OSH related aspects
This Regulation lays down health and safety requirements for the design and construction of machinery, placed on the European market.
This Regulation lays down rules to ensure the safety of non-food products placed on the European market.
Directive (EU) 2019/1158 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 June 2019 on work-life balance for parents and carers and repealing Council Directive 2010/18/EU...
Directive 2019/1152/EU seeks to ensure fair working conditions for workers in the EU by laying down rules on the provision of information and the predictability of work schedules.
Directive 96/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 1996 concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services...
The Regulation lays down requirements for the design and manufacture of personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure the health and safety of users and to allow the equipment to be sold and used throughout the EU.
Directive 2014/33/EU establishes essential safety requirements and conformity assessment procedures for lifts and safety components for lifts within the European Union.
The ATEX directive sets forth uniform rules across the European Union for the making available on the market and putting into service of equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.
Directive 2014/68/EU applies to the design, manufacture and conformity assessment of stationary pressure equipment with a maximum allowable pressure greater than 0,5 bar.
Directive 2014/29/EU outlines the essential safety requirements, conformity assessment procedures, and CE marking for simple pressure equipment placed on the European Union market.
of 9 March 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing Council Directive 89/106/EEC...
of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market and repealing Council Directives 79/117/EEC and 91/414/EEC...
of 25 June 2009 establishing a Community framework for the nuclear safety of nuclear installations...
of 6 May 2009 on the establishment of a European Works Council or a procedure in Community-scale undertakings and Community-scale groups of undertakings for the purposes of informing and consulting employees...
of 16 February 2009 implementing the Agreement concluded by the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, and amending Directive 1999/63/EC...
of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, amending and repealing Directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC, and amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (Text with EEA relevance)...
of 19 November 2008 on temporary agency work...
of 24 September 2008 on the inland transport of dangerous goods...
of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2007 on the certification of train drivers operating locomotives and trains on the railway system in the Community...
of 18 December 2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) and establishing a European Chemicals Agency...
Directive 2006/54/EC aims to ensure the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation.
of 18 July 2005 on the Agreement between the Community of European Railways (CER) and the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) on certain aspects of the working conditions of mobile workers engaged in interoperable cross-border services in the railway sector...
The Directive lays down minimum safety and health requirements for the organisation of working time.
of 11 March 2002 establishing a general framework for informing and consulting employees in the European Community...
of 11 March 2002 on the organisation of the working time of persons performing mobile road transport activities.
of 3 December 2001 on general product safety.
of 27 November 2000 concerning the European Agreement on the Organisation of Working Time of Mobile Workers in Civil Aviation.
of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 May 2000 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the noise emission in the environment by equipment for use outdoors...
of 21 June 1999 concerning the Agreement on the organisation of working time of seafarers concluded by the European Community Shipowners' Association (ECSA) and the Federation of Transport Workers' Unions in the European Union (FST) - Annex: European Agreement on the organisation of...
of 25 July 1985 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning liability for defective products.
of 20 May 1975 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to aerosol dispensers.
In addition to OSH directives, the road transport sector is covered by various directives and regulations on driving and road transport, such as: Regulations on driving times, breaks and rest periods for drivers engaged in the carriage of goods and passengers by road (Regulation (EC) 561/2006 and...
of 27 November 2000, establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation...