Workplace exposure - Terminology

This document specifies terms and definitions that are related to the assessment of workplace exposure to chemical and biological agents. These are either general terms or terms which are specific to physical and chemical processes of air sampling, the analytical method or method performance.
The terms included are those that have been identified as being fundamental because their definition is necessary to avoid ambiguity and ensure consistency of use.

Exposition am Arbeitsplatz - Terminologie

Dieses Dokument legt Begriffe fest, die im Zusammenhang mit der Bewertung der chemischen und biologischen Stoffbelastung am Arbeitsplatz stehen. Dabei handelt es sich entweder um allgemeine Begriffe oder um Begriffe, die für die physikalischen und chemischen Vorgänge bei der Luftprobenahme, das Analyseverfahren oder die Leistungsfähigkeit des Verfahrens spezifisch sind.
Das Dokument enthält Begriffe von grundsätzlicher Bedeutung, deren Definition erforderlich ist, um Mehrdeutigkeiten zu vermeiden und um einen widerspruchsfreien Gebrauch dieser Begriffe sicher zu stellen.

Exposition sur les lieux de travail - Terminologie

Le présent document spécifie les termes et définitions liés à l'évaluation de l'exposition aux agents chimiques et biologiques sur les lieux de travail. Il s'agit soit de termes généraux, soit de termes spécifiques aux processus physiques et chimiques de prélèvement de l'air, à la méthode d'analyse ou aux performances de la méthode.
Les termes inclus sont ceux qui sont apparus fondamentaux parce que leur définition est nécessaire pour éviter toute ambiguïté et assurer un usage cohérent.

Izpostavljenost na delovnem mestu - Terminologija

Ta dokument določa izraze in definicije, ki so povezane z ocenjevanjem izpostavljenosti kemičnim in biološkim dejavnikom na delovnem mestu. To so splošni izrazi ali posebni izrazi za fizične in kemične procese vzorčenja zraka, analitično metodo ali delovanje metode.
Vključeni izrazi so tisti, ki so bili prepoznani kot ključni, ker je njihova definicija potrebna pri izogibanju dvoumnostim in zagotavljanju doslednosti uporabe.

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Izpostavljenost na delovnem mestu - Terminologija
Workplace exposure - Terminology
Exposition am Arbeitsplatz - Terminologie
Exposition sur les lieux de travail - Terminologie
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN 1540:2021
01.040.13 Okolje. Varovanje zdravja. Environment. Health
Varnost (Slovarji) protection. Safety
13.040.30 Kakovost zraka na delovnem Workplace atmospheres
SIST EN 1540:2022 en,fr,de
2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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EN 1540


December 2021
ICS 01.040.13; 13.040.30 Supersedes EN 1540:2011
English Version

Workplace exposure - Terminology
Exposition sur les lieux de travail - Terminologie Exposition am Arbeitsplatz - Terminologie
This European Standard was approved by CEN on 5 December 2021.

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Contents Page
European foreword . 3
1 Scope . 5
2 Normative references . 5
3 Terms and definitions . 5
3.1 General terms . 5
3.1.1 Agents and air pollutants . 5
3.1.2 Particles . 6
3.1.3 Exposure assessment . 11
3.2 Terms related to the physical and chemical processes of workplace air sampling . 13
3.3 Terms related to the analytical method. 19
3.4 Terms related to method performance . 20
3.4.1 Efficiencies . 20
3.4.2 Uncertainties . 21
3.4.3 General statistical terms . 24
3.4.4 Other statistical terms .

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