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Document ID (ISN)60507
CIS number 93-1305
ISBN(s) 0-11-882044-3
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Ceramics Industry Advisory Committee
Title Silica and lead: Control of exposure in the pottery industry
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. vi, 32p. Illus. 30 ref. Price: GBP 6.00.
Abstract Contents of this guidance note: legislation and exposure limits for silica and lead; requirements for hazard assessment under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988 (CIS 89-1092); recommended designs for local exhaust ventilation systems; design guidelines for local exhaust ventilation for processes for which specific designs have not been developed; significant factors in controlling exposure; examination and maintenance of control measures. Appendices include summaries of the main sources of silica dust and lead.
Descriptors (primary) airborne dust; United Kingdom; lead; pottery industry; health engineering; ventilation design; silica
Descriptors (secondary) protective clothing; local exhaust; limitation of exposure; exhaust ventilation; information of personnel; safe working methods; legislation; medical supervision; exposure tests; hazard evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Materials, glass and ceramics
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Glass, pottery and related materials
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances