Asbestos, protective measures

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Řecko
Greek
2003

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A detailed guide produced by the Ministry of Labour about asbestos exposure at work. It is a translation of relevant SLIC material. It includes information related to asbestos, the potential exposure of workers while working in different tasks and the serious impact on their health. It offers good practices of handling asbestos-containing materials, details the employer’s obligations, etc.    

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Sector / Industry covered: 
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Provider: 
Hellenic Ministry of Labour, Social Security & Social Solidarity
Tasks covered: 
Construction
Installing or Removing Insulation
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Fibres
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

Asbestos

CAS Number: 
77536-66-4
12172-73-5
77536-67-5
12001-29-5
12001-28-4
77536-68-6
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Level 1. Substitution
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 2. Reducing / minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
General information
Guidance
Measurement and assessment
Risk assessment
Warning message / Alert
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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