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Document ID (ISN)68144
CIS number 96-2193
ISSN - Serial title 0723-7561 - Die BG
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Petri J., Nagel A.
Title Cleanup of asbestos: Safety criteria for personal protection
Original title Asbestentsorgung: Sicherheitskriterien fŘr K÷rperschutz [in German]
Bibliographic information Nov. 1994, No.11, p.678-682. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract For the removal of asbestos from buildings, disposable overalls made of polyethylene are recommended for the protection of the personnel. If overalls are used only once, no harmful asbestos fibres will be carried home by the worker, thus avoiding exposure by the family. Polyethylene is recommended as the best material for protective overalls. It is impermeable to asbestos fibres, water and chemicals but permits the exchange of air.
Descriptors (primary) polyethylene; Germany; asbestos; impermeable fabrics; overalls; fabrics for protective clothing; building industry
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; personal protective equipment; protective clothing
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Protective clothing
Construction industry and civil engineering