Protection against chemical substances — occupational safety and health

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Polsko
Polish
2014

Popis

The video provides information about the risks associated with the handling of dangerous substances. First, it describes the physicochemical properties of chemical substances and their labels. The next part shows a situation in which there is accidental exposure to chemicals and the effects it has on workers. In particular, work with carcinogenic substances is mentioned. The importance of risk assessment is highlighted and prevention, including organisational, technical and personal protection measures, is discussed. The video shows real workplace situations in the chemical industry. It is an awareness-raising but also an informative video.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Chief Labour Inspectorate
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Gases
Liquids
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Training
Warning message / Alert
Target group: 
Trainees
Workers

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