Legislation

A non–binding guide to best practice with a view to improving the application of related directives on protecting health and safety of workers in agriculture, livestock farming, horticulture and forestry

This non-binding guide published by the European Commission addresses employers, workers and their representatives, farmers and family members as well as other stakeholders in the agricultural sector. It provides information on hazards and risks of farming, horticulture and forestry work and good...

Non-binding guide to good practice for understanding and implementing Directive 92/57/EEC on the implementation of minimum safety and health requirements at temporary or mobile construction sites

The Directive 92/57/EEC on the implementation of minimum safety and health requirements at temporary or mobile construction sites lays down minimum OSH requirements for construction sites at which building or civil engineering works are carried out. Furthermore, it aims to prevent risks at...

Guidelines on the assessment of the chemical, physical and biological agents and industrial processes considered hazardous for the safety or health of pregnant workers and workers who have recently given birth or are breastfeeding (92/85/EEC)

This Communication from the Commission is a brief guideline drafted in 2000 aiming to help the implementation of Council Directive 92/85/EEC (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...