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Document ID (ISN)64479
CIS number 95-871
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cronje S., Venter E., Rees D.
Title Workbook: Application of lead regulations
Bibliographic information National Centre for Occupational Health, P.O. Box 4788, Johannesburg 2000, South Africa, no date. v, 109p. Illus.
Abstract This manual contains guidelines for compliance with South African regulations on lead exposure of workers, and gives further advice on control of lead exposure. A procedure for identification of tasks with possible lead exposure is given. The health effects of lead absorption in the body are described, with distinction between organic and inorganic lead exposure. Diagnoses on lead poisoning are discussed. A model for the assessment of lead exposure in the workplace is given. Procedures for biological monitoring, medical surveillance and control of lead exposure are presented. Relevant legal texts are reproduced.
Descriptors (primary) South Africa; lead; training material; legislation; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) training manuals; exposure tests; medical supervision; exposure evaluation
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSouth Africa
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances