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Document ID (ISN)64769
CIS number 95-1467
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0849-2
Year 1995
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L60
Health and Safety Commission
Title Control of substances hazardous to health in the production of pottery - Approved Code of Practice
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. iv, 32p. 27 ref. Price: GBP 5.00.
Abstract This Approved Code of Practice gives practical guidance with respect to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1994 (COSHH) (CIS 95-19) and the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 1980 (CIS 81-134). Contents include: risk assessment; risks associated with silica, lead and other substances; prevention of contamination and disposal of waste; respiratory protective equipment; cleaning of workrooms, fixtures, plant and equipment; removal of scraps and spillages; construction of buildings, floors, benches and equipment; welfare facilities; use and maintenance of control measures; monitoring exposure; health surveillance; information of personnel. Formerly published as COP41 (CIS 91-159).
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; United Kingdom; pottery industry; silica; harmful substances; lead
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; responsibilities; welfare facilities; hydrofluoric acid; suppression of airborne dust; personal hygiene; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; cleaning of workplaces; respirators; contamination; medical supervision; replaced; glossary; directive; protective clothing
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Materials, glass and ceramics
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Glass, pottery and related materials
Lead and compounds