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Draft Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine "On Approval of the State Sanitary Norms and Rules "On Safety and Protection of Workers from the Harmful Effects of Asbestos and Materials and Products Containing Asbestos"; (22 page(s), in Ukrainian)

The draft Order is developed in order to prevent risks associated with the impact of asbestos on the health of workers at workplaces of all types of activities, during which workers are exposed or may be exposed to the harmful effects of asbestos dust or dust emitted from asbestos-containing materials and products, as well as the health of the population living in the area of such exposure and aimed to bring the requirements for safety and health of workers at enterprises that produce and use asbestos-containing materials and products, as well as the population living in the zone of influence of their industrial emissions, in accordance with the requirements of the European Union.

The draft Order defines general sanitary and hygienic requirements and the procedure for risk assessment associated with exposure to dust generated by asbestos or asbestos-containing materials and products, general hygienic requirements for enterprises, institutions, organizations for processing and disposal of asbestos and asbestos-containing materials and products, sanitary requirements for technological processes and production equipment, sanitary and hygienic requirements for packaging, storage, transportation and loading and unloading operations, requirements for collection, storage, transportation, disposal and/or burial of asbestos-containing waste, production facilities for processing and utilization of asbestos, asbestos-containing materials and products, requirements for providing workers with personal protective equipment, sanitary and medical support of workers.

The draft Order is developed in accordance with Directive 2009/148/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 November 2009.