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Document ID (ISN)64016
CIS number 95-551
ISBN(s) 0-903474-37-9
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Murley L.
Title 1995 pollution handbook: The essential guide to UK and European pollution control legislation
Bibliographic information National Society for Clean Air and Environmental Protection (NSCA), 136 North Street, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1RG, United Kingdom, Rev.ed., 1995. xx, 496p. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 23.95.
Abstract Survey of the legal requirements in effect in the United Kingdom concerning environmental (including workplace) pollution. Of particular interest to OSH specialists: the Environmental Protection Act 1990; European Union (EU) measures concerning air quality standards and industrial emissions; the Clean Air Act 1993; the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, and regulations made under it concerning atmospheric emissions, major accident hazards, hazardous substances, asbestos and genetically modified organisms; the effects of air pollution on human health; measurement of air pollution; radiation (natural and artificial sources, effects, exposure limits, regulatory controls); control of process odours; future developments (air quality, sale of unauthorized fuel); noise pollution (occupational noise, low-frequency noise, noise measurement); waste pollution (EU measures, regulatory controls, radioactive waste, waste disposal, contaminated land); pesticides.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; European Communities; legislation; pollution control; environmental pollution; neighbourhood protection
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; dangerous substances; noise; non-ionizing radiation; asbestos; pesticides; comment on law; survey; waste disposal; major hazards; atmospheric pollution; odour pollution; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Environmental pollution