|Document ID (ISN)||56581|
|Convention or series no.
||Guidance Note GS 46
Health and Safety Executive
||In-situ timber treatment using timber preservatives - Health, safety and environmental precautions
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1989. 7p.
||Contents of this guidance note: objectives and extent of remedial timber treatment; types of wood preservatives and their uses; training of professional users; responsibilities of employers, employees and the self-employed; site survey and selection of treatment; preventive measures (correct storage and transport, precautions for other persons affected by the work, safe place of work and safe means of access, work in confined spaces, contamination of water supply, dust control, fumes and skin contact, explosion and fire, electrocution, procedures after treatment). Appendices provide a list of relevant legislation and an outline of first-aid treatment for contaminated persons.
||wood preservatives; United Kingdom; health hazards; insecticides; pesticides
||responsibilities of employers; work in confined spaces; transport of materials; storage; first aid; information of personnel; fire prevention; legislation; data sheet; responsibilities of employees; safety and health training; personal protective equipment
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)