Official Journal of the European Union

CE 184/114

Tuesday 19 February 2008
Exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields) ***I


European Parliament legislative resolution of 19 February 2008 on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2004/40/EC on minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from physical agents (electromagnetic fields) (eighteenth individual Directive within the meaning of Article 16(1) of Directive 89/391/EEC) (COM(2007)0669 — C6-0394/2007 — 2007/0230(COD))

2009/C 184 E/23

(Codecision procedure: first reading)

The European Parliament,

having regard to the Commission proposal to the European Parliament and the Council (COM(2007)0669),

having regard to Article 251(2) and Article 137(2) of the EC Treaty, pursuant to which the Commission submitted the proposal to Parliament (C6-0394/2007),

having regard to Rules 51 and 43(1) of its Rules of Procedure,

having regard to the report of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (A6-0012/2008),


Approves the Commission proposal;


Calls on the Commission to refer the matter to Parliament again if it intends to amend its proposal substantially or replace it with another text;


Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and the Commission.