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Document ID (ISN)104573
CIS number 06-4
Year 2002
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet MSA8
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Arsenic and you - Arsenic is poisonous. Are you at risk?
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Sep. 2002. 6p. 1 ref.
Internet access 06-0004.pdf [in English]
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/msa8.pdf [in English]
Abstract This leaflet contains information on health hazards from exposure to dusts and fumes containing arsenic. Topics covered: sources of dusts and fumes containing arsenic; absorption routes; health hazards due to arsenic; protective measures; health checks; legal requirements and exposure limit; sources of information.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; health hazards; arsenic and compounds
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; local exhaust; legal aspects; arsenic; training material; personal protective equipment; respirators; medical examinations; safety guides; skin absorption
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Arsenic and compounds
Inorganic substances