Working with substances and materials

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Denmark
Danish
2020

Description

 This AT-guide is based on:
• safety and health legislation rules on substances and materials

• Indicative guidance on how to prevent or limit the risk of exposure to hazardous substances and materials;
 

This guide is about:
• Any work on substances and materials, including manufacturing, use and handling
• Any risk of exposure at the workplace to substances and materials
• Other work likely to endanger health and safety by reason of its nature or the context in which it takes place.

 

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Danish Working Environment Authority
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Neurotoxic substances
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: 
Employers
Managers
Occupational health physician
Safety officers
Supervisor
Workers
Workers representatives

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