Environmental recommendations for wood preservation facilities: acronyms

Acronyms

ACGIH
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
ACQ
Alkaline Copper Quaternary
ACZA
Ammoniacal Copper Zinc Arsenate
BEIs
Biological Exposure
ACGIH
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
ACQ
Alkaline Copper Quaternary
ACZA
Ammoniacal Copper Zinc Arsenate
BEIs
Biological Exposure Indices set by ACGIH
BMP
Best Management Practices
CA-B
Copper Azole, Type B
CCA
Chromated Copper Arsenate, Type C
CCME
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment
CCOHS
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
CEPA 1999
Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
CSA
Canadian Standards Association
E2 plans
Environmental Emergency ( E2) plans under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
EIHWHRMR
Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
HC
Health Canada
MSDS
Material Safety Data Sheets
NIOSH
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
OSHA
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, US Department of Labour
PAH
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon
PCP
Pentachlorophenol
PCPA
Pest Control Products Act
PEL
Permissible Exposure Level set by the OSHA
PMP
Preventative Maintenance Program (see Appendix II)
PMRA
Pest Management Regulatory Agency of Health Canada
PPE
Personal Protective Equipment
SOP
Strategic Options Process
TDGR
Transportation of Dangerous Good Regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
TGD
Technical Guidelines for the Design and Operation of Wood Preservation Facilities
TLVs
Threshold Limit Values set by ACGIH.
TRD
Technical Recommendations Document for the design and operation of wood preservation facilities
WPC
Wood Preservation Canada
Indices set by ACGIH
 
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