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Document ID (ISN)78010
CIS number 02-281
ISSN - Serial title 1080-3548 - International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pośniak M., Skowroń J.
Title Polish system of assessing occupational risk posed by chemical compounds
Bibliographic information 2000, Special issue, p.103-109. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract According to the Polish Labour Code, employers are legally obliged to provide workers with information about occupational safety and health hazards. Maximum allowable concentrations (MAC) and the results of determining chemicals in workplace air are used for assessing occupational exposure and risk. A computer-assisted system, "STER", developed in the Central Institute for Labour Protection is described; it helps to analyse all the information to identify the hazards, to assess the risk and to identify and document all actions that should be taken.
Descriptors (primary) Poland; hazard evaluation; chemical products; harmful substances
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; computer applications; exposure evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation