Asbestos

MS information
Chypre
Greek
2019

Description

The Department of Labour Inspectorate of Cyprus in its website, and more specifically in the safety and health at work section, provides essential information about asbestos and answers to any possible questions for the  topics below: What is asbestos, Use of asbestos, Asbestos exposure, Diseases caused by  asbestos exposure, Procedures and protection measures, License, Safety and Health Plan-Work Plan, Health and Safety Signs. It also provides the relevant legislation for these topics.

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
CONSTRUCTION
Provider: 
Republic of Cyprus, Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, Department of Labour Inpection
Tasks covered: 
Construction
Installing or Removing Insulation
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Fibres
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

Asbestos

CAS Number: 
77536-66-4
12172-73-5
77536-67-5
12001-29-5
12001-28-4
77536-68-6
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)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
General information
Guidance
Measurement and assessment
Risk assessment
Training
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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