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Document ID (ISN)57487
CIS number 92-260
ISBN(s) 0-11-885987-0
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive - Department of the Environment
Title Remedial timber treatment in buildings. A guide to good practice and the safe use of wood preservatives
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. vi, 38p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 4.00.
Abstract Contents of this safety guide: assessing the need for remedial work and choosing the right treatment (dealing with fungal and insect attack, action against fungal decay, identifying fungal and insect damage); using pesticide products safely and responsibly (legal obligations for the use of pesticide products, outline of approval and review procedures, understanding the product label); safe and responsible timber treatment (training, planning and preparation, protecting the public, the environment and operatives, good practices for working with wood preservatives, cleaning up and disposal, dealing with spillages and fire, first aid on site).
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; wood preservatives; buildings; pesticides; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; fire hazards; warning notices; first aid; data sheet; pollution control; safe working methods; legislation; personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals