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    INVESTIGATION OF POTENTIALLY CONTAMINATED SITES - CODE OF PRACTICE

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2011

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword ii
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Setting the objectives of an investigation
    5 Developing an investigation strategy
    6 Preliminary investigation
    7 Design and planning of field investigations
    8 Fieldwork
    9 Off-site analysis of samples
    10 Reports
    Annex A (informative) - Examples of site investigations
    Annex B (informative) - Example investigation objectives
            and applications
    Annex C (informative) - Health and safety in site
            investigations
    Annex D (informative) - The assessment and control of
            sampling uncertainty
    Annex E (informative) - Annex E deleted
    Annex F (informative) - Rapid field measurement methods
    Annex G (informative) - Laboratory analysis
    Annex H (informative) - Suitability of sample containers
    Annex I (informative) - Annex I deleted
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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Specifies recommendations for, and guidance on, the investigation of land potentially affected by contamination and land with naturally elevated concentrations of potentially harmful substances, to determine or manage any risks.

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    Committee EH/5
    Development Note Supersedes BS 10175(2001) & 10/30205348 DC. (04/2011) Supersedes 13/30282172 DC. (10/2013) 2011 Edition Re-Issued in December 2017 & incorporates AMD 2 2017. Supersedes 17/30362550 DC. (12/2017)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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    BS 8004:2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FOUNDATIONS
    BS 5930:2015+A1:2020 (published 2020-05) Code of practice for ground investigations
    BS 8002:2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTH RETAINING STRUCTURES
    BS 8485(2015) : 2015 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN OF PROTECTIVE MEASURES FOR METHANE AND CARBON DIOXIDE GROUND GASES FOR NEW BUILDINGS
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    BS 6187(2011) : 2011 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FULL AND PARTIAL DEMOLITION
    15/30301520 DC : 0 BS 8004 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FOUNDATIONS (FORMERLY CP 2004)
    BS 8582(2013) : 2013 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SURFACE WATER MANAGEMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT SITES
    BS 8515(2009) : 2009 RAINWATER HARVESTING SYSTEMS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 8576(2013) : 2013 GUIDANCE ON INVESTIGATIONS FOR GROUND GAS - PERMANENT GASES AND VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS (VOCS)
    16/30280928 DC : DRAFT APR 2016 BS ISO 18557 - CHARACTERISATION PRINCIPLES FOR SOILS, BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURES CONTAMINATED BY RADIONUCLIDES FOR REMEDIATION PURPOSES
    15/30302283 DC : 0 BS 8081 - GROUTED ANCHORS - CODE OF PRACTICE
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    BS ISO 18557 : 2017 CHARACTERISATION PRINCIPLES FOR SOILS, BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURES CONTAMINATED BY RADIONUCLIDES FOR REMEDIATION PURPOSES
    15/30301518 DC : 0 BS 8002 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EARTH RETAINING STRUCTURES
    ISO 18557:2017 Characterisation principles for soils, buildings and infrastructures contaminated by radionuclides for remediation purposes
    12/30253265 DC : 0 BS 8582 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SURFACE WATER MANAGEMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT SITES
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