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Provisions of the Swedish Work Environment Authority on Asbestos. No. 1 of 2006.

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Occupational safety and health; Protection against particular hazards
Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

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Issued under section 18 of the Work Environment Ordinance (No. 1166 of 1977).
Provides rules applicable to activity involving the exposure of dust containing asbestos.
Section 1: Purpose;
Sections 2-7: Scope;
Section 8: Definitions;
Section 9: Permit;
Section 10: Research, development and analysis;
Section 11: Handling;
Section 12: Demolition work;
Section 13: Revision of permit;
Secctions 14-16: Application procedure for permit;
Section 17: Declaration of demolision work;
Section 18: Documentation at the workplace;
Sections 19-34: General measures to take for work with asbestos or material containing asbestos (assessment and evaluation, instructions, preventive measures, personal protective equipment, etc.);
Sections 35-48: Special measures for demolishing work;
Section 49: Medical examination; and
Sections 50-51: Penalties.

Repeals Provisions No. 13 of 1996.

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    Serial title
    Arbetsmiljöverkets Författningssamling
    No. 1
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    36 p.