NEN - NPR-CLC/TR 50503
Guidelines for the inventory control, management, decontamination and/or disposal of electrical equipment and insulating liquids containing PCBs
|Publication Date:||1 February 2010|
|ICS Code (Insulating oils):||29.040.10|
The scope of this Technical report is to provide guidance for the activities of inventory, control, management, decontamination and/or disposal of equipment and containers with insulating liquid containing PCBs, in compliance with the Council Directives (96/59/EC), using Best Available Techniques - BAT - (96/61/EC), Commission Decision (2001/68/EC), Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and/or with appropriate national or local legislation. This Technical report is addressed, in particular, toward the Life Cycle Management (LCM) of insulating liquids and it has been developed in accordance with the following objectives: a) reduction of risks for workers, public health and the environment, arising from human error, malfunction, or failures of the equipment that could cause fires or spillage of hazardous and Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPS)s; b) implementation of the "Best Available Techniques" (BAT),"Best Environmental Practices"(BEP)and methodologies available for safety, whilst taking into account the surroundings and the criteria of self-sufficiency and functional recovery; c) technical feasibility of the activities within the prescribed time schedules, taking into account current legislation and economic feasibility.