Biological agents in biogas plants

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Γερμανία
German
2011

Περιγραφή

The video is about the biological risks in biogas plants. Biogas is extracted from organic material containing many microorganisms, such as bacteria, fungi and viruses. Those working in biogas plants are exposed to microorganisms in many situations in a biogas plant. The video describes the risk of exposure to microorganisms and shows how workers can be protected from exposure to biological agents.  

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Παραγωγή φυσικού αερίου· διανομή αερίων καυσίμων με αγωγούς
ΠΑΡΟΧΗ ΝΕΡΟΥ· ΕΠΕΞΕΡΓΑΣΙΑ ΛΥΜΑΤΩΝ, ΔΙΑΧΕΙΡΙΣΗ ΑΠΟΒΛΗΤΩΝ ΚΑΙ ΔΡΑΣΤΗΡΙΟΤΗΤΕΣ ΕΞΥΓΙΑΝΣΗΣ
Provider: 
Statutory accident insurance association for energy, textile, electricity and printing media — BG ETEM
Tasks covered: 
Other
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Liquids
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Irritants
Infection
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Training
Target group: 
Employers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Safety officers
Trainers
Workers
Workers representatives

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