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Document ID (ISN)105944
CIS number 06-1277
ISBN(s) 1-920763-99-6
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Asbestos codes of practice and guidance - An introduction
Bibliographic information Australian Safety and Compensation Council, info@ascc.gov.au, 2006. 11p.
Internet access http://www.ascc.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/DF325C8E-609F-43F0-9F27-26DE775E300E/0/ASCC_IntroductionAsbestos_cop.pdf [in English]
Abstract This document explains the provisions of all Australian Safety and Compensation Council publications relating to asbestos. These include: the national exposure standard for asbestos; national asbestos prohibition instruments; codes of practice for the safe removal of asbestos and for the management and control of asbestos in workplaces; and the guidance note on the membrane filter method for estimating airborne asbestos fibres.
Descriptors (primary) Australia; prohibition of use; safe working methods; asbestos
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; comment on directive; asbestos removal; dust control
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Asbestos
Safety supervision