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Document ID (ISN)105637
CIS number 06-1181
Year 2006
Convention or series no. NTP 707
Author(s) Freixa Blanxart A., de Monserrat Vallvè J, Colomer Cotta J.
Title Asbestos surveying in buildings (I): Situation in Spain and activities related to diagnosis in France
Original title Diagnóstico de amianto en edificios (I):situación en España y actividades vinculadas a diagnóstico en Francia [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2006. 8p. Illus. 20 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note describes the situation concerning asbestos in Spain since the prohibition of its manufacture and sale in 2001 and identifies current sources of exposure. Relevant legislation is summarized and limits of exposure are listed. Legal requirements in France for the evaluation of asbestos in buildings and for the protection of workers at risk are presented. See NTP 708 (CIS 06-1182) for methods used in France for the identification of asbestos products in buildings.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; France; prohibition of use; buildings; asbestos
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; data sheet; limitation of exposure
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Asbestos
Safety supervision