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Document ID (ISN)110068
CIS number 09-1102
ISSN - Serial title 1545-9624 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bracker A.L., Morse T.F., Simcox N.J.
Title Training health and safety committees to use control banding: Lessons learned and opportunities for the United States
Bibliographic information May 2009, Vol.6, No.5, p.307-314. 37 ref.
Abstract Control banding (CB) strategies are designed to control workplace chemical exposures after the completion of a qualitative risk assessment. Joint labor/management teams and individuals from 34 workplaces attended a control banding workshop and learned how to use a specific CB model, that of HSE's COSHH Essentials Toolkit (see CIS 00-675). Follow-up workshops, questionnaires, site visits and case studies were used to evaluate the effectiveness of this CB approach. It was found that that the model is easily learned, although several areas for improvement were identified.
Descriptors (primary) training of OSH personnel; exposure evaluation; hazard evaluation; USA
Descriptors (secondary) public OSH institutions; United Kingdom; case study; description of technique; programme evaluation; job study; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Risk evaluation
Exposure evaluation