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Document ID (ISN)76928
CIS number 01-1014
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1887-0
Year 2001
Convention or series no. HSG 210
Health and Safety Executive
Title Asbestos essentials - Task manual
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Apr. 2001. vi, 76p. Illus. Price: GBP 8.50.
Abstract This companion manual to the guidance booklet "Introduction to asbestos essentials" (see CIS 01-1013) offers guidance for the use of eight specific pieces of equipment and methods, as well as for 25 different work tasks. The guidance sheets describe how the work should be carried out, what equipment to use, and how to use it. They highlight where asbestos is most likely to be found and how to ensure personal protection. It is aimed at persons involved in building maintenance, repair or refurbishment, as well as at safety and health representatives.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; asbestos; training material; safe working methods; building industry
Descriptors (secondary) case study; training manuals; limitation of exposure; data sheet; qualifications; replaced; personal protective equipment
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Construction industry and civil engineering