Chemical agents

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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 chemical agents and answers to any possible questions for the  topics below: What are chemical agents? Where are the chemical agents? Risks from chemical agents and ways of dealing with them. Legislation concerning chemical agents. Informative leaflets are included with further information on chemical agents (e.g. risk assessment, protection measures, SDS, safety and health signs etc.). Fire safety is also mentioned in relation to dangerous substances as well as health and safety in laboratories. There are also informative leaflets produced by the Senior Labour Inspectors' Committee (SLIC) for Risk Assessment from the Use of Dangerous Chemical Substances and for the Protection of Dangerous Substances in Bakeries.   

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Republic of Cyprus, Ministry of Labour, Welfare and Social Insurance, Department of Labour Inpection
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
REACH or CLP related
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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