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Document ID (ISN)59877
CIS number 93-470
Year 1992
Convention or series no. ZH 1/183
Author(s)
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften
Title Guidelines for work in contaminated areas
Original title Richtlinien fŘr Arbeiten in kontaminierten Bereichen [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburger Strasse 449, D-W-5000 K÷ln 41, Germany, Apr. 1992. 50p.
Abstract Contents: scope (exclusion of emergency response, normal waste disposal, radioactive sites, removal of explosive material or asbestos, work in sewage treatment facilities, sites contaminated with pathogenic microorganisms, work with genetically engineered organisms); definitions; general requirements, contracts; coordination of contractors; supervision; limitations on young workers and women, and on working alone; hazard communication and documentation; workplace monitoring; preliminary investigations; construction work; supplemental provisions for installations for decontamination of soil, liquids or building materials (including microbially contaminated soils); fire safety; first aid and rescue; personal emergency information cards; medical surveillance; personal protective equipment. Appendices: sample forms; lists of pertinent laws, directives, safety rules and standards.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; dangerous substances; detection; Germany (Federal Republic of); toxic substances; contamination monitoring
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; first aid; escape and rescue; personal protective equipment; prohibited work; replaced; directive; skin protection; medical supervision
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal