Limits of exposure Asbestos Dust in the working environment


Limits of exposure Asbestos Dust in the working environment - The concentration of asbestos dust in the working environment shall not exceed the threshold value of the exposure has been established by the authorities, the scientific institutions that have recognized his credibility and the organizations of employers and workers who best represents the interests of employers and workers.
Purpose of the determination of threshold values are exposure to obliterate or reduce the hazard posed by asbestos fibres contained in the air and be bad for health workers, to the extent that is possible.

In accordance with the laws and regulations and the national habits, level-the level of exposure to asbestos dust in the working environment must set forth:
  1. According to the law; or
  2. Based on the collective agreement or other agreement pursuant to which made between employers and workers; or
  3. Through other channels for the approval of the authorities which are entitled to having consulted with organizations of employers and workers who best represents the interests of employers and workers.

The value of a threshold exposure must be periodically re-examined, with opposing measure on technological advances and the development of medical science relating to health hazards arising from dust of asbestos, and particularly with the bertolok measure on the results of monitoring of asbestos dust in the workplace

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  • Asbestos training is also very important for every employee in workplace. Federal law requires that equipment operators exposed to certain amounts of asbestos, a mineral found in some construction products, must receive training.

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