|Document ID (ISN)||39313|
|ISSN - Serial title
||Suomen asetuskokoelma - Finlands författningssamling
|Convention or series no.
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (Finland) (Social- och hälsovårdsministeriet)
||Order of the Council of State concerning the prevention and monitoring of harmful effects due to the use of lead
||Statsrådets beslut om avvärjande och övervakning av menliga verkningar, som användning av bly medför [in Swedish]|
||28 June 1982, No.356, p.775-778.
||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.
||threshold limit values; limitation of exposure; lead; Finland
||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
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||Finland|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational exposure limits
Lead and compounds