|Document ID (ISN)||64766|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Guidance Note EH 69
Health and Safety Executive
||How to handle PCBs without harming yourself or the environment
||HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, Mar. 1995. 12p. Illus. 5 ref. Price: GBP 5.00.
||Contents of this data sheet: properties of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs); health effects (skin absorption, chloracne); sources of exposure (transformers, capacitors, vacuum pumps, hydraulic equipment, process heating plant); environmental and workplace legislation; advice on safe handling (identification of PCBs, risk assessment, control of exposure by means of personal protective equipment, ventilation and respirators, assessing exposure, health surveillance, staff training); control measures for specific tasks; transport of PCBs; waste disposal.
||United Kingdom; polychlorinated biphenyls; environmental pollution; ecotoxicology; health engineering
||disposal of harmful waste; transformers; capacitors; skin absorption; chloracne; transport of materials; information of personnel; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; personal protective equipment; respirators; legislation; data sheet; ventilation
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)