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Document ID (ISN)43962
CIS number 85-818
Year 1982
Convention or series no. Bestillingsnr. 420
Author(s)
(Direktoratet for arbeidstilsynet)
Title Air pollution in arc welding
Original title Luftforurensning ved buesveising [in Norwegian]
Bibliographic information Postboks 8103 Dep., Oslo 1, Norway, 11 Nov. 1982. 31p. Illus.
Abstract Contents of this directive (effective: 1 July 1983): welding operations (use of appropriate electrodes, informing welders of health risks, limitation of these risks); classification and identification of coated electrodes; ventilation; ventilation and exhaust equipment; air quality monitoring; respiratory protection; maintenance of equipment. Detailed commentaries on the harmful substances emitted during the arc welding of various metals by various techniques, on the applicable standards, on the biological effects of the emissions, on exposure monitoring and on exhaust systems (welding tables with exhaust vents, portable exhaust hoods, suction tubes attached to a central system). In an annex: Norwegian standards on the calculation of the necessary air turnover during welding with coated electrodes and on the identification of these electrodes.
Descriptors (primary) local exhaust; welding fumes; arc welding and cutting; Norway
Descriptors (secondary) coated electrodes; ventilation; respirators; directive; determination in air; replaced; biological effects
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNorway
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Welding and cutting
Ventilation