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European Commission Publishes Guide to Directive 1999/92/EC

During the recent international ATEX seminar conducted by the Electro-Technical Council of Ireland (ETCI) to prepare Irish industry for the mandatory introduction of the ATEX Directives on 1st July 2003, delegates were introduced to Directive 1999/92/EC and its associated guidelines. Mention was made during the seminar that these guidelines would not be ready for publication until a later date. The guidelines are now published as the Non-binding Guide of Good Practice For Implementing Of The European Parliament and Council Directive 1999/92/EC On Minimum Requirements For Improving the Safety & Health Of Workers Potentially At Risk From Explosive Atmospheres.