Chemical working environment

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Danish
2016

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Chemical substances are present in many places in the working environment and may pose a health risk if they are not handled properly. The website provides specific information on the following categories of substances:

  • carcinogens;
  • substances that do reproductive damage (i.e. that are harmful to the fetus and/or destructive in the formation of functional egg and sperm cells);
  • allergens
  • neurotoxic substances (i.e. those that are damaging to the brain and nervous system).

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Knowledge Centre for the Working Environment
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Neurotoxic substances
Prevention measures: 
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)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Occupational health physician
Safety officers
Supervisor
Workers
Workers representatives

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