Guidance for the protection of healthcare workers from the risk of exposure to antineoplastic drugs

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Italian
2010

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The guidance document provides information on the measures to be taken for both collective protection and individual protection, namely by operators working with antiblastics using personal protective equipment.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Ambulantní a zubní zdravotní péče
Provider: 
ISPESL — National Institute for Prevention and Safety at Work
Tasks covered: 
Medical and Dental Services
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Liquids
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 

antineoplastic drugs, cytostatics

Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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