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Document ID (ISN)67376
CIS number 96-1427
Year 1996
Convention or series no. HSE Discussion Document DDE 6
Health and Safety Commission
Title The future of the lead and asbestos regulations
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. 80p.
Abstract This document concerns the possibility of incorporating into the Control of Substances to Health Regulations 1994 (COSHH, see CIS 95-19) certain lead and asbestos legislation: the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 1980 and parts of some old legislative provisions concerning lead; the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 1987 and 1992; the Asbestos (Prohibition) Regulations 1992; and the Asbestos (Licensing) Regulations 1983. This legislation is summarized and the COSHH Regulations are presented with draft amendments to incorporate provisions for lead and asbestos. The Commission seeks views on the options discussed.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; lead; legislation; limitation of exposure; chemical hazards; asbestos
Descriptors (secondary) comment on law
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Lead and compounds