Chemical reactor operator: international hazard datasheets on occupation

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International
English
2009

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The datasheet provides an overview of what is dangerous about being a chemical reactor operator, the hazards related to this job and preventive measures. The datasheet alerts both workers and occupational safety and health professionals about the relevant hazards at the workplace and outlines means of prevention for this specific occupation. The datasheet is designed to cover the range of hazards to which the worker may be exposed while performing the tasks typically associated with this occupation.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Výroba chemických látek a chemických přípravků
Provider: 
International Labour Organization — ILO
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Gases
Liquids
Solids
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Neurotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Fire and explosion
Heat
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Prevention measures: 
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
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Occupational health physician
Safety officers
Workers
Workers representatives

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