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Document ID (ISN)28588
CIS number 78-70
ISSN - Serial title 0003-4878 - Annals of Occupational Hygiene
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kinsey J.S., Keen R.C., Mumford C.J.
Title A preliminary survey of the hazards to operators engaged in the disposal of asbestos waste.
Bibliographic information July 1977, Vol.20, No.1, p.85-89. 8 ref.
Abstract The Asbestosis Research Council's recommendations for collection and tipping of asbestos waste are summarised. Fibre concentrations of 38 samples taken at 8 landfill sites are given. Other observations made during the visits are reported: compliance with the Code of Practice for the handling and disposal of asbestos waste materials; supervision; protective clothing; other facilities.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; respirable dust; asbestos
Descriptors (secondary) United Kingdom; survey; exposure evaluation
Document type -
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Asbestos
Waste collection and disposal