New and emerging OSH risks — 'Towards a sustainable working life'

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2009

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This material consists of 13 PowerPoint presentations, presented during a seminar held in 2009 in Brussels.

The seminar was held as part of the project 'New OSH ERA: New and Emerging Risks in Occupational Safety and Health — Anticipating and dealing with change in the workplace through coordination of OSH risk research', funded as part of the ERA-NET scheme under the European Commission's Sixth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development.

 

 

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Asphyxiants
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Neurotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Fire and explosion
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Ingestion
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 


Solvents, flame spray zin.

 Aluminium, Iron, Titanium. Titanium dioxide (TiO2), carbon black, welding fumes, diesel exhaust


CAS Number: 
7440-66-6
7440-32-6
7439-89-6
13463-67-7
1333-86-4
7631-86-9, 112926-00-8
EC number: 
231-175-3
231-142-3
231-096-4
236-675-5
215-609-9
231-545-4
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
General information
Report
Target group: 
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Policy makers
Researchers
Safety officers
Workers representatives

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