|Document ID (ISN)||52622|
|Convention or series no.
||Statutory Instruments 1987 No.2115
||Health and Safety: The Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 1987 [United Kingdom]
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London, SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1987. 12p. Price: GBP 2.20.
||Regulations implementing in Great Britain the provisions of EEC Directives No. 76/769/EEC and 83/477/EEC (see CIS 84-327) relating to asbestos. Contents: interpretation (Control limits: when crocidolite or amosite is present - 0.2 fibres/mL of air for 4h and 0.6f/mL for 10 min exposures; for other kinds of asbestos - 0.5f/mL for 4h and 1.5f/mL for 10 min exposures. Action level: when crocidolite or amosite is present - 48 fibres-hours/mL air; otherwise - 120f/mL); duties of employers; identification of type of asbestos; hazard evaluation; notification of work with asbestos; information, instruction and training; prevention or reduction of exposure; control measures; provision and cleaning of protective clothing; cleanliness of premises and plant; designated areas; air monitoring; health records and medical surveillance; washing and changing facilities; storage, distribution and labelling of asbestos; supply of products containing asbestos; exemption certificates.
||threshold limit values; United Kingdom; limitation of exposure; respirable dust; asbestos
||responsibilities of employers; amosite; crocidolite; law; cleaning of workplaces; medical supervision; replaced; exposure evaluation
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational exposure limits