Reactive resins – Identification of hazards and plan of measures

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Švýcarsko
German
French
Italian
2007

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Reactive resins (such as polyurethane, polyesthers) can cause fires, explosions and occupational diseases. The most important hazards are: skin diseases, allergies and chemical burns (resins, hardeners), intoxications (solvents, resins), fire and explosions (solvents, peroxides). This material will help you better manage the risks.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Swiss National Accident Insurance Fund - SUVA
Tasks covered: 
Applying Glues or Sealants
Applying Surface Coatings
Heating or Machining Plastics/Rubber
Installing or Removing Insulation
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Irritants
Toxic substances
Fire and explosion
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: 
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Workers representatives

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