Safe work in car repair companies. Methodical recommendations

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Litva
Lithuanian
2013

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The material issued by State Labour Inspectorate  is based on UK HSE recommendations „Health and Safety in motor vehicle repair and associated industries”. In 29 pages, it gives an overview  of health and safety in technical service, in mechanic repair work,  in painting work, in welding work etc. The guidelines gives a good overview about chemicals involved in car repair companies, and has a separate chapter about asbestos. 

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Opravy a údržba motorových vozidel, kromě motocyklů
Provider: 
State Labour Inspectorate
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Liquids
Solids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Carcinogens
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Substance Description: 

Asbestos, chemicals in paints

CAS Number: 
71-43-2
EC number: 
200-753-7
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
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)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Measurement and assessment
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Safety officers

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