Safety of work with nanomaterials

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République tchèque
Czech

Description

A website providing extensive information on risk prevention and health protection and safety at work. It offers up-to-date professional resources concerning nanomaterials: normative documents, details on nanoscience, nano-research in the Czech Republic and the EU. Another part consists of databases of nanomaterials, information sheets of individual nanomaterials that occur at workplaces.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Occupational Safety Research Institute
Tasks covered: 
Applying Surface Coatings
Beauty Culture
Cleaning or Disinfecting
Food Processing
Handling Chemicals
Manufacturing
Medical and Dental Services
Processing Materials
Smelting and Casting Metal
Working Indoors
Hazard - physical state: 
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Ingestion
Inhalation
Prevention measures: 
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: 
General information
Guidance
Measurement and assessment
Risk assessment
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Policy makers
Researchers
Safety officers
Workers
Workers representatives

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