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Document ID (ISN)61797
CIS number 94-14
ISBN(s) 90-399-0400-6
Year 1993
Convention or series no. Arbeidsinspectie P 174
Labour Inspectorate (Arbeidsinspectie)
Title Work with contaminated soil (including soil clean up) [Netherlands]
Original title Werken met verontreinigde grond, inclusief bodemsanering [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information SDU Uitgeverij Plantijnstraat, Afdeling Verkoop Publikaties Arbeidsinspectie, Postbus 20014, 2500 EA Den Haag, Netherlands, 2nd ed., 1993. 45p. Illus. 10 ref.
Abstract This directive (an update of CIS 91-1066) contains guidelines for safe working practices for persons working with soil or groundwater and who, as a result of this work, may be exposed to contamination. Attention is given to: risk of exposure to hazardous substances (inhalation, uptake through the skin, oral uptake); risk and fire hazards; classification of substances in separate risk categories; responsibilities of the employer; health and safety measures; legal provisions. In the appendix a list of commonly encountered toxic substances is presented, with corresponding toxicity classification, lethal doses, indication of carcinogenicity, etc.
Descriptors (primary) Netherlands; harmful substances; sanitation services; exposure evaluation; earthmoving
Descriptors (secondary) cleaning; list of chemical substances; environmental pollution; safety guides; legislation; directive; safe working methods
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceNetherlands
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Water and sanitation services
Exposure evaluation