Chemicals and biological agents — guidance

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Δανία
Danish
2017

Περιγραφή

The web page presents a collection of links to materials and information on how to control or prevent the risks posed by exposure to chemical or biological substances and materials. This information can be used as guidelines for problem solving or as inspiration for discussions on — and to solve — occupational health and safety challenges.
Some of the materials also contain schematics that can help in the identification of problems and solutions. The materials focus on, among others, the following areas:

  • biological working environments;
  • electroplating;
  • bonding;
  • epoxy and isocyanates;
  • handbook on zoonoses;
  • manganese;
  • nanoparticles.

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Κατασκευή μεταλλικών προϊόντων, με εξαίρεση τα μηχανήματα και τα είδη εξοπλισμού
Provider: 
Branch association for the working environment for industry
Tasks covered: 
Applying Glues or Sealants
Applying Surface Coatings
Electroplating
Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal
Processing Materials
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Zoonoses
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Liquids
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Carcinogens
Toxic substances
Fire and explosion
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Sharps and cuts
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 

Products used in metalwork as well as substances generated during work.

Prevention measures: 
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)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target group: 
Managers
Safety officers
Supervisor
Workers
Workers representatives

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