Safe asbestos removal

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Finsko
Finnish
2011

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The asbestos guide provides an overview of asbestos removal work: how it differs from other construction work and the special prevention measures required for the safe removal of asbestos. The guide was produced taking into account the current legislation. It provides general information about asbestos, about working with asbestos and about the health hazards. It support users in planning asbestos work and in ensuring a safe working place when working with asbestos. There is a section on personal protective equipment, including breathing protection and protective clothes, and another section deals with asbestos waste in emergency situations.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
STAVEBNICTVÍ
Demolice a příprava staveniště
Ostatní specializované stavební činnosti
Provider: 
The Centre for Occupational Safety
Tasks covered: 
Construction
Installing or Removing Insulation
Other
Hazard - physical state: 
Fibres
Hazard - health effects: 
Asthmagens
Carcinogens
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

Asbestos

CAS Number: 
1332-21-4
EC number: 
603-721-4
Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Other
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target group: 
Employers
Safety officers
Workers

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