Prevention of exposure to asbestos for removal of roofing

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Česká republika
Czech
2009

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Specific practical recommendations for construction workers. Asbestos exposure is frequent while disposing of old roofing. The material provides guidance on delimiting the working space in such a situation, and on safe working procedures and suitable protective equipment. It also deals with the subsequent removal of asbestos material, cleaning and leaving the workspace.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
STAVEBNICTVÍ
Provider: 
Hygienic Station of the Central Bohemian Region (Prague)
Tasks covered: 
Construction
Installing or Removing Insulation
Hazard - physical state: 
Fibres
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

Asbestos

CAS Number: 
77536-66-4
12172-73-5
77536-67-5
12001-29-5
12001-28-4
77536-68-6
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: 
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Training
Target group: 
Employers
OSH consultant
Workers
Workers representatives

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