Asbestos — hidden killer 1

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Spojené království
English
2009

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Asbestos is a hidden killer. The poster is part of a series showing workers carrying out different tasks that release asbestos dust. This poster depicts a construction maintenance worker who is dismantling the floor tiles of a building. We can see that he is unaware that by doing so he is disturbing the asbestos underneath, which is releasing dust into the air.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
STAVEBNICTVÍ
Provider: 
HSE — Health and Safety Executive
Tasks covered: 
Construction
Hazard - physical state: 
Fibres
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Other
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

asbestos

CAS Number: 
1332-21-4
Prevention measures: 
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Target group: 
Workers

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