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Document ID (ISN)101509
CIS number 03-800
Year 2001
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG329
Health and Safety Executive
Title Benzene and you
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Dec. 2001. 6p. 3 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract Contents on this leaflet on the hazards from exposure to benzene aimed at employees: what is benzene, and products and processes where it is found; modes of exposure; health hazards; preventive measures; responsibilities of employers, particularly under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations 1999 (see CIS 00-620); responsibilities of employees; information of personnel. Replaces CIS 98-247.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; United Kingdom; training material; health hazards; risk factors; benzene
Descriptors (secondary) toxic substances; limitation of exposure; role of workers' organizations; safety guides; medical supervision; responsibilities; legislation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Aromatic hydrocarbons
OSH training