Stop dust before it stops you

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English
2014

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The video illustrates the risks of inhaling respirable cristalline silica through an animation: a worker does not adhere to prevention regulations and suffers irreparable lung damage. Good practices are presented using work-site video recordings.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Ostatní těžba a dobývání
Provider: 
MPA — Mineral Products Association
Tasks covered: 
Mining or Quarrying
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Irritants
Other
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

respirable cristalline silica

CAS Number: 
14808-60-7
EC number: 
238-878-4
Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Training
Warning message / Alert
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Pupils
Supervisor
Trainers
Workers
Workers representatives

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