Work environment carcinogens. What should an employee know?

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Estonsko
Estonian
2012

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This guide deals with the potential effects of different carcinogens in the work environment and work areas, safe handling of dangerous chemicals, and monitoring the health of workers exposed to carcinogens.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
The National Institute for Health Development
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Substance Description: 
 
Many different carcinogens - Asbestos, Benzene, Arsenic, Cadmium, Vinyl Chloride silicone; talk; wood dust,
arsenic and inorganic arsenic compounds; beryllium; cadmium and inorganic cadmium compounds; chromium compounds, 
hexavalent; nickel compounds 
CAS Number: 
332-21-4
1327-53-3; 7440-38-2
7440-41-7
71-43-2
7631-86-9
100-44-7
79-01-6
EC number: 
601-801-3
215-481-4
231-150-7
200-753-7
231-545-4
202-853-6
201-167-4
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Level 1. Substitution
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)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Training
Warning message / Alert
Target group: 
Employers
Occupational health physician
Safety officers

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