Identifying carcinogenic agents and processes

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French
2012

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The document aims to help, as part of the risk assessment process, localise and identify any chemical agent or process at the workplace that may pose a carcinogenic risk. It emphasises that substitution is the preferred method of tackling such exposures.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Carsat Rhône-Alpes
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Prevention measures: 
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)
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
Risk assessment
Target group: 
Employers
OSH consultant
Safety officers
Supervisor

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