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Document ID (ISN)63983
CIS number 95-621
ISSN - Serial title 0300-3329 - Sicherheitsingenieur
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) W÷stmann U.
Title Safe evaluation of hazards posed by contaminated sites
Original title Arbeitssicherheit bei der Erkundung von Altlasten [in German]
Bibliographic information Feb. 1992, Vol.23, No.2, p.12-19. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract For evaluating the hazards posed by contaminated sites, air and soil samples are taken and analyzed. The organization of protective measures for this work involves the collection of information on the history of the site to get clues as to what kind of contaminants are to be found. Sites are classified according to the estimated toxicity and concentration of the substances present. Four classes are to be distinguished; they require different protective equipment such as different types of protective clothing, gloves, shoes and respirators.
Descriptors (primary) hazard criteria; waste site cleanup; harmful substances; plant safety and health organization; hazard evaluation; waste disposal; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) protective gloves; protective clothing; respirators; exposure; classification; classification systems; safety shoes
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal
Risk evaluation