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Document ID (ISN)68525
CIS number 97-178
ISSN - Serial title 0007-5868 - Bundesarbeitsblatt
Year 1996
Convention or series no. TRGS 505
Ausschuss für Gefahrstoffe
Title Lead and lead containing substances, safety rules for harmful substances 505
Original title Blei und bleihaltige Gefahrstoffe, Technische Regeln für Gefahrstoffe TRGS 505 [in German]
Bibliographic information Apr. 1996, No.4, p.41-46. 1 ref.
Abstract Safety rules on exposure to lead and lead containing substances and products whose lead content is larger than 0.5% by weight came into effect in Germany in 1996. The safety rules describe the protective measures which are necessary on workplaces where the exposure limit of 0.1mg lead/m3 air is exceeded. Mainly addressed are the supply of personal protective equipment, regular medical examinations, labelling and storage of lead containing products. Lead concentrations in excess of the limit value are to be expected in the lead industry, in the manufacture of lead containing paints, lead batteries and during the polishing and welding of lead containing alloys.
Descriptors (primary) Germany; lead industry; lead
Descriptors (secondary) paint and varnish industry; harmful substances; paint spraying; labelling; safety rules; warning notices; supply of personal protective equipment; legislation; periodic medical examinations; limitation of exposure
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Smelting and refining operations
Lead and compounds