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Document ID (ISN)106673
CIS number 07-673
Year 2007
Convention or series no. SUVA 1903
Title Exposure limits at the workplace 2007 [Switzerland]
Original title Grenzwerte am Arbeitsplatz 2007 [in German]
Valeurs limites d'exposition aux postes de travail 2007 [Suisse] [in French]
Bibliographic information Suva, Schweizerische Unfallversicherungsanstalt, Postfach 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, 2007. 148p. Illus.
Internet access [in French] [in German]
Abstract List of exposure limits at the workplace for 2007 in Switzerland. Contents: definitions of exposure limits for harmful substances; list of exposure limit values (including short-term exposure values); carcinogens and other harmful exposures (carcinogenic nitrosamines, benzo(a)pyrene and aromatic polycyclic hydrocarbons, passive smoking at the workplace, asbestos, mutagens, substances toxic for reproduction, artificial mineral fibres, organic peroxides, inert substances, dust and gases); definition of the biological exposure indices (BEI); biological monitoring of harmful substances; list of BEIs; BEI of carcinogens; admissible threshold values for physical agents at the workplace (ionizing radiation, non-ionizing radiation, noise and vibration, compressed air, infrared radiation). Replaces CIS 05-409.
Descriptors (primary) harmful physical agents; threshold limit values; biological hazards; harmful substances; limitation of exposure; Switzerland
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; carcinogens; noise; vibration; non-ionizing radiation; man-made fibres; infrared radiation; respirable dust; biological threshold limits; TLV list; exposure tests; replaced; directive; passive smoking
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Biological hazards
Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Passive smoking
Biological hazards