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Document ID (ISN)34998
CIS number 81-134
ISBN(s) 0-11-007248-0
Year 1980
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1980 No.1248
Title The Control of Lead at Work Regulations 1980.
Bibliographic information HM Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569 London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, 1 Sep. 1980. 11p. Price: ú1.40.
Abstract This Order, effective 18 Aug. 1981, contains sections devoted to: duty of employer to persons at work who are not his employees; assessment of work involving exposure to lead; information, instruction and training; control measures for materials, plant and processes; respiratory protective equipment; protective clothing; washing and changing facilities; eating, drinking and smoking; cleaning of workplaces and of protective equipment; duty to avoid spread of contamination by lead; use of control measures; maintenance of control measures; workplace air monitoring; medical surveillance and biological tests; recordkeeping.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; limitation of exposure; lead
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; responsibilities of employers; personal hygiene; cleaning of workplaces; safety and health training; determination in air; medical supervision; exposure tests; law; respirators
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances