Long-term effects at sea: inhalation of small doses of dust, particles and/or vapour year after year

Visual resources
Danemark
English
2015

Description

The comic strip is part of a series of comics focusing on the well-known long-term effects of working at sea. This comic strip describes the long-terms effects of the inhalation of dust, particles and/or fumes.

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Pêche
Transports maritimes et côtiers de fret
Provider: 
SEAHEALTH — Maritime Work Environment Council
Tasks covered: 
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal
Manufacturing
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

Dust, fumes, vapours from welding, grinding and metal cleaning.

Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Target group: 
Workers

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