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Decree No.273/89 of 21 Aug. 1989, approving measures taken for the protection of the health of workers against the risks of exposure to vinyl chloride monomer in the workplace [Portugal]
Aprova o regime de protecção da saúde dos trabalhadores contra os riscos de exposição ao cloreto de vinilo monómero nos locais de trabalho [en portugués]
This decree is issued in accordance with provisions of Decree 479/85 concerning carcinogens (see CIS 87-735). It also implements in Portuguese legislation Directive 78/610/EEC (see CIS 78-1376) concerning vinyl chloride monomer (VCM). The Decree concerns: general safety measures; exposure evaluation; determination of concentration; what to do when the technical exposure limit is exceeded; repair and conservation of equipment in contact with VCM; emergency situations; medical surveillance of workers exposed to VCM; warning signs; hygienic measures; personal protection; welfare and hygiene facilities; information of workers; keeping and consultation of records. In annex: conversion factors of exposure limits (defined in function of time, from 3ppm over a period of a year to 8ppm over 1h) to short-term technical exposure limits; guidance for the medical surveillance of workers exposed to VCM. Revoked effective on 24.4.2003.
In: Colectânea de Legislação - Segurança, higiene e saúde no trabalho - Instrumentos comunitários e legislação portuguesa, Serviço de Informação Científica e Técnica (SICT), Ministério do Emprego e da Segurança Social (MESS), Lisboa, Portugal, May 1992, p.LP 27-31.