Exposure of ammonia in workers at winter stadiums

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Česká republika
Czech
2017

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Case report on ammonia leakage from ice rink. It is followed by a description of the issue of ammonia exposure, symptoms of poisoning, limits, examples of measurements, recommended preventive measures. The measures concern technical modifications and instrumentation, personal protective equipment and personal dosimeters.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Technické zkoušky a analýzy
Provozování sportovních zařízení
Provider: 
National Institute of Public Health
Tasks covered: 
Other
Hazard - physical state: 
Gases
Hazard - health effects: 
Irritants
Toxic substances
Fire and explosion
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

Ammonia

CAS Number: 
7664-41-7
Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Measurement and assessment
Report
Risk assessment
Warning message / Alert
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Safety officers
Workers
Workers representatives

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