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Document ID (ISN)107840
CIS number 08-379
ISSN - Serial title 0034-8732 - Prevención
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Recalde Ruiz D.L., Laborda Grima R.
Title Guide to the preparation of work plans applicable to the dismantling and demolition of asbestos-containing structures. New legislation
Original title Guía para el desarrollo de planes de trabajo en operaciones de desguace y demolición de estructuras que contienen amianto. Nueva legislación [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Oct.-Dec. 2006, No.178, p.60-68. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract Spanish Royal Decree 396/2006 fixes the minimum safety and health requirements applicable to work involving the risk of exposure to asbestos. This article analyses the aspects to take into consideration when preparing the work plans for the dismantling and demolition of asbestos-containing structures that comply with the new legislation, namely: requirements with respect to the work plan; aspects that need to be taken into consideration when preparing the work plan; workers' training; waste disposal; health surveillance.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; asbestos; safety planning; limitation of exposure; asbestos removal
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; safety and health training; chrysotile; crocidolite; anthophyllite asbestos; actinolite asbestos; tremolite; respirable dust; mineral fibres; dangerous work; hours of work; demolition; personal protective equipment; respirators; safe working methods; medical supervision; comment on law; amosite
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Construction industry
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Asbestos
Safety programmes