|Document ID (ISN)||54776|
|Convention or series no.
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia)
||Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, Dec. 1989. 24p. Illus. 15 ref. Price: AUD 5.95.
||Safety guide to the identification and control of atmospheric contaminants in the workplace. Contents: types of contaminants, with examples, and industries and processes where they may be present (dusts and fibres, fumes, mists, smokes, vapours, gases, biological agents); health hazards; prevention and control measures (elimination or substitution; process modification; engineering controls - ventilation, isolation, segregation, enclosure, dust suppression; servicing and maintenance; environmental and personal hygiene; personal protective equipment; education and training; monitoring).
||dangerous substances; Australia; atmospheric pollution; respirable dust; harmful substances
||airborne dust; toxic gases; mineral fibres; mists; ventilation; safety guides; personal protective equipment; hazard identification; biological hazards; data sheet; substitution
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Australia|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)