Safety in the Use of Asbestos

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International Labour Office, 1984 - Technology & Engineering - 116 pages
In recent years there has been a growing awareness that exposure to asbestos dust can have harmful effects on the health of workers. Among the subjects on which general guidance is given in the first part of the code are monitoring at the workplace, preventive measures, the protection and supervision of the health of workers, and the packaging, handling, transport and disposal of asbestos waste.; More detailed guidance on the limitation of exposure to asbestos in specific activities is given in the second part of the code, which includes sections on mining and milling, asbestos cement, textile.

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