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CIS 03-1030 Health and Safety - The Control of Lead at Work Regulations 2002 [United Kingdom]
These Regulation re-enact, with modifications, The Control of Lead at Work Regulations 1998 (S.I. 1998/543) (CIS 98-391). They implement in Great Britain the provisions of Council Directive 98/24/EC (CIS 98-1094), insofar as they apply to exposure to lead. Contents: interpretation; duties of employers and self-employed persons; prohibitions (use of lead-containing glaze or high-solubility glaze; employment of young persons or women of reproductive capacity in certain activities); hazard evaluation of work involving lead; prevention and control of lead exposure; prohibition of eating, drinking and smoking in areas where contamination by lead is present; maintenance, examination and testing of control measures; air monitoring; medical surveillance; information, instruction and training; arrangements to deal with accidents, incidents and emergencies. Intervention levels are established: action level - blood-lead concentration of 25µg/dL for women of reproductive capacity, 40µg/dL for young persons, and 50µg/dL for others; suspension level - blood-lead concentration of 30, 50 and 60µg/dL, respectively, for the above categories and urinary lead concentrations of 25µg Pb/g creatinine for women of reproductive capacity and 110µg Pb/g creatinine for others. In the schedule: activities in which employment of young persons and women of reproductive capacity is prohibited on account of possible exposure to lead.
HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 2002. (Also: TSO Online Bookshop, 13p. Price: GBP 3.00. [in English]


CIS 98-391 Health and Safety - The Control of Lead at Work Regulations 1998 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations (effective 1 April 1998) revoke the 1980 Regulations of the same name (CIS 81-134). Topics: lead; determination in air; exposure evaluation; exposure records; health hazards; information of personnel; law; limitation of exposure; medical supervision; personal protective equipment; safety and health training; United Kingdom; women, children, young persons.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1998. 11p. Price: GBP 2.80.


CIS 81-134 The Control of Lead at Work Regulations 1980.
This Order, effective 18 Aug. 1981, contains sections devoted to: duty of employer to persons at work who are not his employees; assessment of work involving exposure to lead; information, instruction and training; control measures for materials, plant and processes; respiratory protective equipment; protective clothing; washing and changing facilities; eating, drinking and smoking; cleaning of workplaces and of protective equipment; duty to avoid spread of contamination by lead; use of control measures; maintenance of control measures; workplace air monitoring; medical surveillance and biological tests; recordkeeping.
HM Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569 London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, 1 Sep. 1980. 11p. Price: £1.40.