|Document ID (ISN)||63725|
|Convention or series no.
||UNEP IE/PAC Technical Report Series No.20
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
||Environmental aspects of industrial wood preservation. A technical guide
||UNEP Industry and Environment Programme Activity Centre, Tour Mirabeau, 39-43 quai AndrÚ CitroŰn, 75739 Paris Cedex 15, France, 1994. v, 105p. Illus. 62 ref.
||This guide provides practical guidelines for safer practices in industrial wood preservation. Contents: the need for wood preservation; wood preservatives and industrial methods of treatment; chemical toxicity and potential impacts (human health and environmental hazards, sources of exposure, risk assessment); site design and operation for environmental and health protection; environmental management; safe use of treated timber; regulatory framework.
||wood preservatives; UNEP; health hazards; pollution control; environmental pollution; health engineering
||toxic effects; disposal of harmful waste; carcinogens; hazard evaluation; safety by design; fire prevention; safe working methods; legislation; glossary; emergency organization
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||FAO; UN; WHO|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)