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Occupational exposure limits - 4 entries found

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CIS 83-993 Council of State Decree on the lead and benzene contents of motor fuel
Statsrådets beslut om bly- och bensenhalten i motorbensin [in Swedish]
This decree (effective 1 Jan. 1985) lays down that motor fuel should not contain more than 0.15g lead per litre and not more than 5% (per volume) benzene.
Finlands författningssamling - Suomen säädöskokoelma, 27 Jan. 1983, No.157, p381.


CIS 83-422
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]
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.
Suomen asetuskokoelma - Finlands författningssamling, 28 June 1982, No.356, p.775-778.

CIS 83-421
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (Finland) (Social-och hälsovårdsministeriet)
Order of the Council of State concerning benzene exposure at work
Statsrådets beslut om bensenexponering i arbete [in Swedish]
This Order (effective 1 Jan. 1983) applies to work involving exposure to benzene or to products containing a certain percentage of benzene. Employers must take measures to protect their employees from exposure to benzene, and employees must observe the instructions aimed at preventing benzene exposure. The use of benzene or benzene-containing products as solvents or diluents is forbidden. Control measures must be taken in premises where benzene is produced, used or handled to ensure that benzene vapour concentrations do not exceed 16mg/m3 over 8h (48mg/m3 over 15min) at workplaces. Provision should be made for enclosures. Other provisions concern the determination of benzene concentrations, skin and respiratory protection, instruction of personnel, and exemptions which may be granted by the National Board of Occupational Safety and Health.
Suomen asetuskokoelma - Finlands författningssamling, 12 May 1982, No 355, p.773-774.


CIS 88-1775 Radiation from microwave cooking appliances [Finland]
Mikroaaltouunien vuotosäteily [in Finnish]
This standard defines permissible microwave exposure limits and a measurement method for radiation from microwave ovens. The tests include a utilisation test, testing for leakage through the sealing of the door and a test without load. Detailed requirements for the locking system, endurance and strength of the door are included. The standard is based on IEC 335-25 (1976) with some deviations.
Finnish Standards Association, Bulevardi 5, 00120 Helsinki 12, Finland, Aug. 1980. 11p. 11 ref.