Asbestos — hidden killer 2

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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 dirilling the wall. We can see that he is unaware that by doing so he is disturbing the asbestos behind it, 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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