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Protection against hazards arising from benzene.

International Labour Office.

Protection against hazards arising from benzene.

Sixth item on the agenda.

by International Labour Office.

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Published in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Benzene -- Safety regulations

  • Edition Notes

    At head of title: Report VI (1) International Labour Conference, 56th session, Geneva, 1971.

    ContributionsInternational Labour Conference (56th : 1971 : Geneva, Switzerland)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLAW
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p.
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5232965M
    LC Control Number75303243

      In addition to announcing action on a more protective benzene standard, she also announced her intention for OSHA to take action on many health hazards in workplaces. Benzene had been recognized.   Benzene is a chemical that is a colorless or light yellow liquid at room temperature. It has a sweet odor and is highly flammable. Benzene evaporates into the air very quickly. Its vapor is heavier than air and may sink into low-lying areas. Benzene dissolves only .

    Specific hazards arising from the chemical Decomposition products may include the following materials: carbon dioxide carbon monoxide Highly flammable liquid and vapor. Runoff to sewer may create fire or explosion hazard. This product is a poor conductor of electricity File Size: KB. Benzene Protection Program. Applicable OSHA Standards: 29 CFR , PURPOSE. The following written Benzene Protection Program has been established for all employees of Total Maintenance Services, Inc. who in the course and scope of their work may be in an area where benzene is, or could be present; or in the event of an accidental exposure to benzene.

    Benzene (29 CFR ) was created by Michelle Gonzales General - Benzene is a clear, colorless liquid with a sweet, aromatic e evaporates quickly, dissolves only slightly in water, and is highly ry uses benzene to make chemicals for Styrofoam, plastics, resins, nylon, synthetic fibers, some types of rubber, lubricants. The various ASTM specifications for benzene are based mainly on end-use requirements. The ASTM D Refined Benzene Grade specification is the least stringent, D is higher quality and the D Refined Benzene is an even higher quality. D, (standard specification for BenzeneFile Size: KB.


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Get this from a library. Protection against hazards arising from benzene. Sixth item on the agenda. [International Labour Office.]. Protection against hazards arising from benzene. Geneva, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: International Labour Office.

OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: Report VI (2) International Labour Conference, Fifty-sixth Session, Geneva, Proposed texts in. As the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health, safety, and security threats. CDC - NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Benzene Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link.

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to protection against hazards arising from benzene, which is the sixth item on the agenda of the session, and Having determined that these proposals shall take the form of an international Convention.

Specific Hazards Arising from the Chemical: Liquid can float on water and may travel to distant locations and/or spread fire. Liquid can accumulate static charge by flow, splashing or agitation. Liquid can accumulate static charge by flow, splashing or agitation. Benzene Convention, is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to protection against hazards arising from benzene. Ratifications. As ofthe convention has been ratified by 38 countries (Montenegro being the most recent in ).External linksClassification: Toxic Substances and Agents.

Benzene is a solid below 42°F (°C). DESCRIPTION: Benzene is used to make chemicals used in the manufacture of industrial products such as dyes, detergents, explosives, pesticides, synthetic rubber, plastics, and pharmaceuticals.

Benzene is found in gasoline and trace amounts are found in cigarette smoke. Benzene (C 6 H 6) (CAS Registry No. ) means liquefied or gaseous benzene. It includes benzene contained in liquid mixtures and the benzene vapors released by these liquids.

It does not include trace amounts of unreacted benzene contained in solid materials. Bulk wholesale storage facility means a bulk terminal or bulk plant where fuel is. Benzene is a colorless, flammable liquid with a sweet odor. It evaporates quickly when exposed to air.

Benzene is formed from natural processes, such as volcanoes and forest fires, but most exposure to benzene results from human activities.

Benzene is among the. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) adopted the convention concerning Protection Against Hazards of Poisoning Arising from Benzene in Classified as a Class 1 Human Carcinogen and as a Reproductive Toxicant, benzene is well-recognized as a cause of leukemia and aplastic anemia in exposed workers, and has also been linked to immune.

Benzene is a component of products derived from coal and petroleum and is found in gasoline and other fuels. Benzene is used in the manufacture of plastics, detergents, pesticides, and other chemicals. With exposures from less than five years to more than 30 years, individuals have developed, and died from, leukemia.

Long-term exposure may. O-SS-SPP Benzene Hazard Awareness Program Revision: 2 Safety Manual Sect: C.2 Rel. Date: Last Review: Nov March Controls – Protection • Benzene is EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE and VERY TOXIC (CANCER HAZARD).

Smoking is prohibited, and fire extinguishers shall be readily available in all areas where benzene is used or Size: KB. Protection Against Benzene Toxicity The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators.

Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. General - Benzene is a clear, colorless liquid with a sweet, aromatic e evaporates quickly, dissolves only slightly in water, and is highly ry uses benzene to make chemicals for Styrofoam, plastics, resins, nylon, synthetic fibers, some types of rubber, lubricants, dyes, detergents, drugs, and pesticides.

Employees will be provided with information and training /5(10). Benzene is an organic chemical compound with the molecular formula C 6 H benzene molecule is composed of six carbon atoms joined in a ring with one hydrogen atom attached to each.

As it contains only carbon and hydrogen atoms, benzene is classed as a hydrocarbon. Benzene is a natural constituent of crude oil and is one of the elementary al formula: C₆H₆.

Important efforts have been made to control the production and consumption of hazardous organic solvents in the last decades. For instance, the International Labor Organization (ILO) adopted, inthe Benzene Convention, regarding the protection against hazards arising from ingly, the ILO established that harmless or less harmful substitute products should be used instead of.

If benzene is used in the workplace, Cal/OSHA title 8, section specifies requirements for exposure monitoring, engineering controls and supplemental respiratory protection, establishment of regulated areas that exceed the PEL, employee information and training, and medical surveillance.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture If this product is involved in a fire, the following can be released: Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide Advice for firefighters Protective equipment: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Wear full protective suit. Wood Protection Association (AWPA) Use Category System as set forth in the most current edition of the AWPA Book of Standards. Refer to preservative label for more details. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet KOPPERS INC.

Seventh Avenue Pittsburgh, PA Mfg Contact: (SDS Requests: ). Styrene MK OEL MV 20 ppm, 86 mg/m3 BAT, Y, BAT Biological limit value - the biological limit value is set, which means a warning level of dangerous chemical substance and its metabolites in the cell tissues, body liquids or expired air, not depending on the route of entering the body, inhalation, oral or.

Benzene Hazard Summary Benzene is found in the air from emissions from burning coal and oil, gasoline service stations, and motor vehicle exhaust. Acute (short-term) inhalation exposure of humans to benzene may cause drowsiness, dizziness, headaches, as well as eye, skin, and respiratory tract irritation, and, at high levels.Page 1 of 3 Safety Instruction # 24 – rev.

02/ Contact EHS: [email protected] • • General Benzene is a chemical regulated under OSHA Standard The OSU Chemical Safety Committee has classified benzene as a High Hazard Carcinogen See guidelines established in section Chemical Carcinogen Safety Program of the OSU Safety File Size: KB.Convention concerning Protection against Hazards of Poisoning Arising from Benzene (Entry into force: 27 Jul ) Adoption: Geneva, 56th ILC session (23 Jun ) Status: Requiring further action to ensure continued and future relevance (Technical Convention).