The use of chemicals in the surface treatment of materials

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Τσεχική Δημοκρατία
Czech
2012

Περιγραφή

This 17-page publication provides an overview of different types of chemical and electrochemical surface treatments and summarizes their significance. It informs about dangerous substances used during these activities, types of hazards arising from their use, and suggests appropriate protective measures. Finally, a list of relevant applicable legislation is attached.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Occupational Safety Research Institute
Tasks covered: 
Applying Surface Coatings
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Electroplating
Handling Chemicals
Removing Coatings
Hazard - health effects: 
Skin sensitisers
Carcinogens
Irritants
Toxic substances
Fire and explosion
Heat
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Sharps and cuts
Prevention measures: 
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
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target group: 
Employers
OSH consultant
Safety officers
Workers
Workers representatives

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