Asbestos is a hidden critical risk

Visual resources
New Zealand
English
2016

Description

This poster was produced as part of the 'I AM safe' campaign and it focuses on asbestos risk. It depicts a construction worker in an industrial environment wearing full protective clothing, a respirator and gloves while handling a spade.
The 'I AM safe' steps are as follows: identify where it could be, assess — test to confirm — and manage the risk.

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
CONSTRUCTION
Provider: 
Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter
Tasks covered: 
Construction
Hazard - physical state: 
Fibres
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Other
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

asbestos

CAS Number: 
1332-21-4
Prevention measures: 
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Target group: 
Workers

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