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ID (ISN) del documento52622
Número CIS 89-1418
ISBN(s) 0-11-078115-5
Año 1987
Número de serie Statutory Instruments 1987 No.2115
Título Health and Safety: The Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 1987 [United Kingdom]
Información bibliográfica HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London, SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1987. 12p. Price: GBP 2.20.
Resumen Regulations implementing in Great Britain the provisions of EEC Directives No. 76/769/EEC and 83/477/EEC (see CIS 84-327) relating to asbestos. Contents: interpretation (Control limits: when crocidolite or amosite is present - 0.2 fibres/mL of air for 4h and 0.6f/mL for 10 min exposures; for other kinds of asbestos - 0.5f/mL for 4h and 1.5f/mL for 10 min exposures. Action level: when crocidolite or amosite is present - 48 fibres-hours/mL air; otherwise - 120f/mL); duties of employers; identification of type of asbestos; hazard evaluation; notification of work with asbestos; information, instruction and training; prevention or reduction of exposure; control measures; provision and cleaning of protective clothing; cleanliness of premises and plant; designated areas; air monitoring; health records and medical surveillance; washing and changing facilities; storage, distribution and labelling of asbestos; supply of products containing asbestos; exemption certificates.
Descriptores (primarios) valores umbrales; Reino Unido; limitación de la exposición; polvos respirables; amianto
Descriptores (secundarios) responsabilidades de los empresarios; amosita; crocidolita; ley; limpieza de los locales de trabajo; vigilancia médica; recambio; valoración de la exposición
Tipo de documento A - Leyes, reglamentos, directivas
País / Estado o ProvinciaReino Unido
Tema(s) Normas y directivas con fuerza de ley
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Asbestos
Occupational exposure limits