Sun protection in construction

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Rakousko
German
Croatian
Turkish
2017

Popis

This poster calls attention to the risks of sunlight when working outside and provides information about prevention measures. In addition, it informs workers about how they can prevent the negative effects of solar radiation. The poster was published by Austrian Social Insurance for Occupational Risks (AUVA; https://www.auva.at), the Austrian Economic Chamber for Construction (WKÖ; https://www.bau.or.at) and the Trade Union for Construction and Wood (http://www.gbh.at).

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Sector / Industry covered: 
STAVEBNICTVÍ
Provider: 
Austrian Social Insurance for Occupational Risks — AUVA
Austrian Economic Chamber for Construction — WKÖ
Trade Union for Construction and Wood Workers
Tasks covered: 
Construction
Hazard - physical state: 
Other
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Irritants
Heat
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Ocular (through eyes)
Substance Description: 

sunlight

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)
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Warning message / Alert
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)
Workers

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