Guidelines for the assessment and prevention of occupational carcinogen exposures

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Lotyšsko
Latvian
2003

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This guidance document helps employers to apply the national legislation on chemical safety at work. It deals with the risk assessment process and how to take appropiate preventive measures.

The publication was financed by a PHARE project.

For more information, see also the checklist for assessing your conformity with the legislation.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Labour Inspection
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
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)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target group: 
Employers
OSH consultant
Safety officers

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