Model solution — acquisition of chemicals

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Finlande
Finnish

Description

A good procurement policy for chemicals is the basis for ensuring safety at work. The selection of chemicals, such as raw materials, process aids, detergents, etc., must meet different requirements. They must be appropriate for the work process, cost-effective and not dangerous to workers. The procurement phase is the critical time period in chemicals safety. This guide provides information about the procurement of safe chemicals. During the planning of the procurement of chemicals, both the working environment and safety considerations should be taken into account.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health — FIOH
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Level 1. Substitution
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Other

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