Use solvents safely at work

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Maďarsko
Hungarian
2010

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This factsheet draws attention to the hazards posed by solvents at work. It gives a brief overview of the possible health impairments and prevention measures.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
National Public Health Center Institute — Occupational Health Department
Tasks covered: 
Applying Glues or Sealants
Applying Surface Coatings
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Construction
Dyeing or Tanning
Handling Chemicals
Manufacturing
Removing Coatings
Spill or Confined Space Accident
Hazard - physical state: 
Liquids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Neurotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Fire and explosion
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 

organic solvents

Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Safety officers
Workers

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