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TITLE Ethanol (ethyl alcohol); Evaluation of the health effects from occupational exposure   Ethanol.pdf (993.2 KB)
Document ID LIB483
Document type Scientific advisory body opinion/advice
Issue date 28/06/1905
Document reference 2006/06OSH
Original language of the document English
Document produced by Health Council of the Netherlands
Scientific domains
Policy domains
  • Health

DOCUMENT TEXT

Short description  At the request of the Minister of Social Affairs and Employment, the Health
Council of the Netherlands sets health-based recommended occupational exposure
limits for chemicals in air at the workplace. These recommendations are
made by the Council’s Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Standards
(DECOS). They constitute the first step in a three-step procedure which leads to
legally-binding limit values.
In the present report the committee discusses the consequences of occupational
exposure to ethanol. The committee’s conclusions are based on scientific
publications prior to January 2006.
Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  Scope
At the request of the Minister of Social Affairs and Employment, the Health Council of the Netherlands sets health-based recommended occupational expo­sure limits for chemicals in air at the workplace. These recommendations are made by the Council’s Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Standards (DECOS). They constitute the first step in a three-step procedure which leads to legally-bindin ...

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