MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS

BY MONICA DOBIE
COMPANIES with manual labour using heavy plant will have to check their guidelines regarding employees' safety from exposure to mechanical vibrations, because of a proposed EU directive.

The Council of Ministers, (general affairs), last week gave the proposal its formal approval. It will now be sent to the European Parliament for a second reading in accordance with the co-decision procedure, which gives both institutions the right of veto.

This directive setting minimum health and safety requirements for workers exposed to risks ...


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