The following documents are documents of interest for the Safety at CERN.

  • Evacuation procedure and principles for CERN sites on French territory

    In some cases the regulatory framework of a certain domain can be exhaustive and challenging to implement. This document provides further interpretation on CERN safety requirements, related to evacuation procedure and principles on the French territory of the CERN site, as well as recommendations on best practices to be used on CERN sites.

  • Evacuation procedure and principles for CERN sites on French territory

    In some cases the regulatory framework of a certain domain can be exhaustive and challenging to implement. This document provides further interpretation on CERN safety requirements, related to evacuation procedure and principles on the French territory of the CERN site, as well as recommendations on best practices to be used on CERN sites.

  • Amendment to the Safety Instruction IS36 - Memorandum DGS-DI/RT/ma 2015-001 2 February 2015

    Following the publication of Directive 2013/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013, the exposure limits for occupational exposure defined in paragraphs 5 and 6 of IS36 rev. 2 shall be amended as defined below. All other provisions of IS36 Rev. 2 remain valid including the principle that exposure shall be kept “As Low as Reasonably Achievable (ALARA)”. Occupational exposure limits: Exposure limits under normal working conditions are B = 2 T and B = 8 T for localised limbs exposure, B being the magnetic flux density. Exposure below the above indicated limits does not require a specific medical authorisation or follow-up.

  • French and Swiss regulations concerning the lighting at workplaces

    The present document provides the obligations and recommandations defined in French and Swiss regulations concerning the lighting at workplaces.
    This document is for CERN internal use only.

  • Summary of the requirements (obligations and recommandations) of the French and Swiss regulations concerning the sanitary installations

    The present document provides the obligations and recommandations defined in the French and Swiss regulations concerning the sanitary installations at the workplaces. The sanitary installations to be put in place on worksites are not treated in this document.
    This document is for CERN internal use only.

  • Memorandum on the partial abolition of Security Code A8

    Memorandum on the partial abolition of Security Code A8.

    Article 6 and Table IV of A8 Code have been repealed in a memorandum of the Director-General published on September 13, 2017 that covers the Noise in the Environment. Other requirements are still in force.

  • French and Swiss regulations concerning the accessibility for persons with reduced mobility

    The present document provides the obligations and recommandations defined in French and Swiss regulations concerning the accessibility for persons with reduced mobility. 
    This document is for CERN internal use only.