Hazardous Substances: Be aware, assess and protect. Industrial Cleaning Sector

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Portugalsko
Portuguese, International
2010

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Brochure on the industrial cleaning sector produced under the European Campaign Risk Assessment on the Use of Hazardous Substances, launched in 2010 by the CARIT - Committee of Senior Officials of the European Union and Coordinated Inspection of Work in Portugal by the Authority for Working Conditions (ACT) under the motto "Hazardous Substances: Be aware, assess and protect". The publication provides an overview about possible occupational hazards in
cleaning work, focusing also on dangerous chemicals, and required safety measures.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Úklidové činnosti
Provider: 
The Authority for Working Conditions
Tasks covered: 
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Handling Chemicals
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Gases
Liquids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Asphyxiants
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Ingestion
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 
Sodium hydroxide, Hydrogen peroxide.
CAS Number: 
1310-73-2
7722-84-1
EC number: 
215-185-5
231-765-0
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Level 1. Substitution
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
REACH or CLP related
Risk assessment
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Safety officers
Supervisor
Workers

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