Nanoparticles in the working environment — knowledge and inspiration for handling nanomaterials

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Dánsko
Danish
2010

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The catalogue provides knowledge on and inspiration for handling nanomaterials in production and laboratory work. The catalogue is based on existing knowledge, i.e. it was developed based on practical experience, exposure measurements, literature and research collected in 2009 and 2010 both in Denmark and abroad.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Sector Association for the Working Environment in Welfare and Public Administration
Tasks covered: 
Applying Glues or Sealants
Applying Surface Coatings
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Construction
Handling Chemicals
Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal
Manufacturing
Removing Coatings
Spill or Confined Space Accident
Hazard - physical state: 
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Substance Description: 

Nanomaterials

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)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Report
Target group: 
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Researchers
Safety officers

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