E-fact 66: Maintenance and hazardous substances
28/12/2012 Type: E-facts 13 pages

E-fact 66: Maintenance and hazardous substances

Keywords:Campaign 2018-2019, Dangerous substances, Risk assessment

Maintenance workers come into close contact with a broad variety of often hazardous chemicals. Depending on the specific type, these chemicals may not only cause diseases like skin sores or cancer, but many of them are highly flammable and explosive. This e-facts focuses on the specific risks related to various dangerous substances that maintenance workers in general are exposed to, and gives some basic recommendations on how these risks can be tackled, including some best practice examples.

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