DANGEROUS CHEMICAL PRODUCTS

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Belgie
English
2005

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The objective of the document is to present information about protection against dangerous chemicals and a tools directing the eyes of the workers of their technical supervision and prevention advisers, to all technical, organizational and human aspects that determine the conditions of exposure. It aims to drive faster and more economically towards effective prevention. In accordance with the SOBANE strategy, the company is advised to hand over the problem of hazardous chemicals in the general context of the situation using the Participatory Risk Screening method. This method allows to review all the risks related to the work areas, the organization of the job, other environmental factors and psychosocial aspects in order to optimize the living conditions of the worker in a consistent way.

 

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Sector / Industry covered: 
ZPRACOVATELSKÝ PRŮMYSL
Provider: 
Superior Health Council
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Gases
Liquids
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Asphyxiants
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Neurotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Ingestion
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 

aromatic amines, nitro or halogenated hydrocarbons, aromatic, pesticides,  carbon monoxide, lead

CAS Number: 
630-08-0
7439-92-1
EC number: 
211-128-3
231-100-4
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)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Measurement and assessment
Risk assessment
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Safety officers
Supervisor
Workers
Workers representatives

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