Select Committee on European Communities Third Report


APPENDIX 5

LIST OF COMITOLOGY COMMITTEES AND THEIR ACTIVITIES IN 1997

HEALTH AND SAFETY EXECUTIVE
Name of CommitteeLegal Basis TypeActivities in 1997
Committee for the adaptation to technical progress: protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to chemical, physical and biological agents at work Directive 80/1107/EEC (as amended by 88/642/EEC) IIIaChemical agents - none
Physical agents - none
Committee for the adaptation to technical progress: protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to chemical, physical and biological agents at work Directive 90/679IIIa Considered adaptations on classification of biological agents.
Committee for the adaptation to technical progress of directives on the removal of technical barriers to trade in the sector of dangerous substances and preparations Directive 88/379/EEC (cross refers to 67/548/EEC) IIIaBecause the Dangerous Preparations Directive is being renegotiated and recast there has been no adaptation to technical progress of activity in this area since the early 1990s.
Committee for the adaptation to technical progress of directives on the removal of technical barriers to trade in the sector of dangerous substances and preparations Directive 67/548/EECIIIa/b The Committee met once in 1997 and approved Directive 97/69 (23rd adaptation to technical progress of Directive 67/548).
Committee for the adaptation to technical progress on the contained use of genetically modified organisms Directive 90/219IIIa Committee did not meet in 1997 as revision of Directive under consideration.



 
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