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Document ID (ISN)39313
CIS number 83-422
ISSN - Serial title Suomen asetuskokoelma - Finlands författningssamling
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (Finland) (Social- och hälsovårdsministeriet)
Title Order of the Council of State concerning the prevention and monitoring of harmful effects due to the use of lead
Original title Statsrådets beslut om avvärjande och övervakning av menliga verkningar, som användning av bly medför [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information 28 June 1982, No.356, p.775-778.
Abstract This Order (effective 1 June 1983) applies to work involving the exposure to lead and its inorganic compounds. Sections cover: engineering measures designed to reduce the lead exposure hazard; personal protective equipment and its upkeep; washing facilities (showers, locker rooms, cleanliness); cleaning of work premises (vacuum cleaners); preventive maintenance of ventilation systems and respirators; warning notices to be posted and written instructions to be distributed to all employees regarding precautions against lead exposure; employees' obligations; medical examinations; TLVs (workers with blood lead levels >50µg/dL should be removed from exposure; lead concentration in air should not exceed 0.1mg/m3 over 8h); determination in air; blood monitoring. Appended: list of work involving lead exposure hazards.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; limitation of exposure; lead; Finland
Descriptors (secondary) health engineering; responsibilities of employees; warning notices; cleaning of workplaces; preventive maintenance; personal protective equipment; biological threshold limits; safe working methods; washing facilities; determination in air; medical supervision; blood monitoring; law; safety rules; personal hygiene
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Occupational exposure limits
Lead and compounds