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Best available techniques (BAT) The most effective and advanced stage in the development of activities and their methods of operation which indicate the practical suitability of particular techniques for providing in principle the basis for emission limit values designed to prevent and, where that is not practicable, generally to reduce emissions and the impact on the environment as a whole. Each of the words is defined as follows: - best: indicates the most effective techniques in achieving a high general level of protection of the environment as a whole. - available: indicates techniques developed on a scale which allow implementation in the relevant industrial sector, under economically and technically viable conditions, taking into consideration the costs and advantages, whether or not the techniques are used or produced inside the Member State in question, as long as they are reasonably accessible to the operator; - techniques: indicates both the technology used and the way in which the installation is designed, built, maintained, operated and decommissioned;

BS OHSAS 18001

Standard britannico utilizzato a livello internazionale per un sistema di gestione della Sicurezza e della Salute dei Lavoratori. L'acronimo OHSAS significa "Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series".