Safety routines for work involving potentially hazardous chemicals and machinery

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Νορβηγία
English
2014

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The current publication is published by the University for all employees, students and guest researchers at the faculty. The publication covers topics as follow: relevant legislation (CLP, new pictograms), responsibilities of employer; safety requirement when working with dangerous chemicals, PPE, waste management, chemical spills and cleaning.  The objectives  of the publication are to avoid damage/injury to people, property, equipment and the environment; to be overarching guidelines for risk assessment and design of routines at the various laboratories/workshops where people engage in activities involving hazardous chemicals or machinery; to ensure minimum requirements and uniform procedures at the faculty as well as to give students and employees an understanding of and insight into HSE as an important part of the work in laboratories and workshops Use of personal protective equipment and safety routines must be adapted for each laboratory/workshop and the specific operations that are being performed.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
ΕΚΠΑΙΔΕΥΣΗ
Provider: 
The Arctic University of Norway
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Gases
Liquids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Asphyxiants
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Neurotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Ingestion
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Sharps and cuts
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 

acetone, methanole, Isopropyl alcohol, ethanole, acetic acid, toluene, Hydrochloric acid, benzene, diethyl ether, hexane, pyridine, Sodium hydroxide

CAS Number: 
67-64-1
67-63-0
77671-22-8
108-88-3
60-29-7
107-83-5
110-86-1
1310-73-2
EC number: 
200-662-2
940-146-0
200-661-7
616-485-2
203-625-9
933-977-5
200-467-2
203-523-4
203-809-9
215-185-5
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
Pupils

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