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EU Directive


legal act which is binding, as to the result to be achieved, upon each Member State to which it is addressed, but leaves to the national authorities the choice of form and methods

Context: Info

European Directives set out minimum requirements and fundamental principles, such as the principle of prevention and risk assessment, as well as the responsibilities of employers and employees

Term reference

Safety and health legislation, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, [28.9.2018]


European Directives set out the minimum standards for safety and health in the workplace. The EU Directives are implemented through the national legislation of Member States.


  • Български: директива на ЕС
  • Čeština: směrnice EU
  • Dansk: EU-direktiv
  • Deutsch: EU-Richtlinie
  • Ελληνικά: oδηγία της ΕΕ
  • English: EU Directive
  • Español: directiva europea
  • Eesti: ELi direktiiv
  • Suomi: EU:n direktiivi
  • Français: directive européenne
  • Hrvatski: direktiva Europske unije
  • Magyar: európai uniós irányelv
  • Íslenska: Tilskipun ESB
  • Italiano: direttiva dell'UE
  • Lietuvių: ES direktyva
  • Latviešu: ES direktīva
  • Malti: Direttiva tal-UE
  • Nederlands: EU-richtlijn
  • Norsk: EU-direktiv
  • Polski: dyrektywa UE
  • Português: diretiva da UE
  • Română: directivă UE
  • Slovenčina: smernica EÚ
  • Slovenščina: direktiva EU
  • Svenska: EU-direktiv