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Document ID (ISN)37163
CIS number 82-356
Year 1980
Convention or series no. CE Résolution AP(80)1
Council of Europe, Committee of Ministers
Title Resolution on the different means to be applied to prevent the dispersion, reduce the concentration in the air and avoid the inhalation of dust at workplaces
Original title Résolution relative aux différents moyens à mettre en ¿uvre pour empêcher la diffusion, réduire la concentration dans l'air et éviter l'inhalation des poussières sur les lieux de travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Direction de la presse et de l'information, 67006 Strasbourg Cedex, France, 1980. 11p.
Abstract Adopted by the Committee of Ministers on 11 June 1980, this resolution specifies the provisions on the different means to prevent the spread, reduce the concentration and prevent the inhalation of dust at workplaces and recommends that the 7 States parties to the Partial Agreement (Belgium, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, United Kingdom) and the government of Austria should bring their regulations into conformity with these provisions. Individual provisions concern: definitions of types of dust; different means to be applied and their technical characteristics; hazards connected with exhaust ventilation; special measures required in the case of flammable and explosive dust; general hygiene measures; studies, tests, measures and controls. Technical guidelines for setting up an exhaust ventilation system are appended, and cover: study prior to installing a dust-capture system; system design; commissioning, maintenance, system noise; mechanical and electrical hazards; fire hazards.
Descriptors (primary) dust control; CE; exhaust ventilation; ventilation; respirable dust
Descriptors (secondary) removal of deposited dust; flammable dust; directive; wet dust control; respirators; inert dust
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ventilation