Joinery workshop hygiene, health protection at work

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Česká republika
Czech
2011

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PowerPoint presentation created as a guide to work hygiene in joinery workshops. Regarding the risks, it emphasizes exposure to chemicals, such as binders, thinners, solvents, hardeners. These may contain epoxides, formaldehyde, acrylate, diisocyanates and other dangerous substances. The presentation also addresses the negative health effects of wood dust, especially its carcinogenic, toxic and irritant effects. It recommends appropriate protective equipment and safe work practices.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Výroba nábytku
Provider: 
National Institute of Public Health
Tasks covered: 
Applying Glues or Sealants
Applying Surface Coatings
Handling Chemicals
Woodworking
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Liquids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Prevention measures: 
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: 
Report
Risk assessment
Training
Target group: 
Employers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Policy makers
Pupils
Researchers
Safety officers
Trainees
Workers
Workers representatives

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