Use of hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Analysis report

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Estonia
Estonian
2012

Description

The current report  presents an overview of the distribution of hazardous chemicals in Estonian enterprises. In addition, the current report consists analyses of the awareness level of employees and employers about relevant legislations, possible exposure to dangerous chemicals and possible preventive measures.  

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Sector / Industry covered: 
AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHING
Manufacture of food products
Manufacture of other chemical products
Manufacture of basic metals
CONSTRUCTION
Provider: 
Ministry of Social Affairs
Tasks covered: 
Applying Pesticides
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Construction
Food Processing
Handling Chemicals
Substance Description: 
Multicore cleaner SC01, Acetone, Hydraulic oil, Acid, Hydrochloric acid, Cleaners
CAS Number: 
67-64-1
EC number: 
204-626-7
200-662-2
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
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: 
Report
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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