Fluids for electrotechnical applications - Standard for the inventory control, management, decontamination and/or disposal of electrical equipment and insulating liquids containing PCBs
|Publication Date:||1 December 2006|
|ICS Code (Insulating oils):||29.040.10|
The scope of this European Standard is to provide operational procedures 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, 96/61/EC), Commission Decision (2001/68/EC), and/or with appropriate national or local legislation. This European Standard is addressed, in particular, toward the management of insulating liquids and it has been developed in accordance with the following motivating principles: a) reduction of risks for workers, public health and the environment, deriving from troubles or failures of the equipment that could originate fires or the spill of hazardous and persistent products; b) implementation of the .Best Available Techniques. and methodologies available for safety, while taking into account the criteria of the surroundings, self-sufficiency and functional recovery; c) technical feasibility of the activities recommended or imposed by current legislation, within the prescribed time schedules, taking into account the economic feasibility as well.