Guidance sheets for finding and substituting carcinogens

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France
French
2017

Description

The factsheets, which are compiled by occupational safety and health (OSH) and technology experts, are continually updated. They help companies to identify and replace carcinogens. There are 55 FAR sheets (as of July 2017); these give an overview of the different processes and sectors involved in identifying carcinogens. There are 38 FAS sheets (as of July 2017); these propose substitution options for carcinogens in a given work process.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING
MANUFACTURING
WATER SUPPLY; SEWERAGE, WASTE MANAGEMENT AND REMEDIATION ACTIVITIES
CONSTRUCTION
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL TRADE; REPAIR OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTORCYCLES
ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD SERVICE ACTIVITIES
PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES
HUMAN HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK ACTIVITIES
ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION
Provider: 
INRS — National institute of research and security
Tasks covered: 
Applying Glues or Sealants
Applying Surface Coatings
Beauty Culture
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Construction
Contact with Humans or Animals
Dyeing or Tanning
Electroplating
Food Processing
Handling Animals
Handling Chemicals
Heating or Machining Plastics/Rubber
Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal
Installing or Removing Insulation
Manufacturing
Medical and Dental Services
Miscellaneous
Printing or Photography
Processing Materials
Removing Coatings
Smelting and Casting Metal
Woodworking
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Substance Description: 

PFOS, Carbon Black, Cristalline Silica

CAS Number: 
335-67-1
1333-86-4
14808-60-7
EC number: 
206-397-9
215-609-9
238-878-4
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Substitution
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
OSH consultant
Safety officers
Workers representatives

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