646. Obligations to eliminate or reduce risks in regard to artificial optical radiation.

An employer must ensure that any risk of adverse health effects to the eyes or skin of employees1 as a result of exposure to artificial optical radiation2 which is identified in the risk assessment3 is eliminated or, where this is not reasonably practicable4, reduced to as low a level as is reasonably practicable5.

If the risk assessment indicates that employees are exposed to levels of artificial optical radiation which exceed the exposure limit values6, the employer must devise and implement an action plan comprising technical and organisational measures designed to prevent exposure exceeding the exposure limit values7.

The action plan must