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All Euopean legislation can be found in the “EUR-Lex” database. It is possible to search for specific directives, to follow the analytical structure or to check the alphabetical index. Most documents are also available as consolidated versions, i.e. later amendments, corrections etc. are incorporated into one although non-official document.
PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) directive
Council Directive 89/686/EEC of 21 December 1989 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to personal protective equipment
All relevant European standards can be found at the webpages of the ISO.
Gloves, Skin Protection
The links from the German statutory accident insurance (Berufsgenossenschaft) lead to a database-search interface. Enter the required identification or title. You can then view or download the document in pdf-format.
German Federal Association for Hand Protection
Selection and use of gloves
A link collection from FU Berlin
German Berufsgenossenschaft rules for application of gloves
German Berufsgenossenschaft rules for skin protection
German Berufsgenossenschaft information skin protection in metal companies
Handling of protective clothes
German Berufsgenossenschaft rules on eye and face protection