Hazardous substances

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2016

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Workers involved in patient treatment and handling samples can be exposed to significant harmful effects from chemical substances, gases and smoke, for example formalin, oestrogens, fungicides and coal tar (for the treatment of certain skin diseases) and various disinfectants. The website presents a short overview of these effects and provides links to further information.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
ZDRAVOTNÍ A SOCIÁLNÍ PÉČE
Provider: 
Work environment council for the welfare and public administration sectors
Tasks covered: 
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Contact with Humans or Animals
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Gases
Liquids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Carcinogens
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Target group: 
Managers
Safety officers
Supervisor
Workers
Workers representatives

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