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Health and Safety Guides (IPCS)

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Health and Safety Guides (HSG) provide concise and extensive information about individual chemicals in non-technical language, for decision-makers on risks from exposure to chemicals, together with practical advice on medical and administrative issues. The target audience of the HSGs includes occupational health services;  individuals working in ministries, governmental agencies, industry and trade unions who seek to promote the safe use of chemicals and the avoidance of environmental health hazards.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
IPCS and CCOHS
Tasks covered: 
Miscellaneous
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Asphyxiants
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Reprotoxic substances
Neurotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Substance Description: 

A list of substances: acetaldehyde, acrolein, acrylamide, acrylic acid, acrylonitrile, ammonia, baarium, benomyl, bentazone, beryllium, brodifacoum, butanol, butanol 2, endrin, epichlorohydrin, ethylene oxide, formaldehyde, heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene, hexane n, hydrazine, hydroquinone, inorganic arsenic compounds other than arsine, isobutanol, methanol, methylene chloride, nickel, nickel carbonyl, phenol etc.

Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Measurement and assessment
Risk assessment
Target group: 
Employers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Policy makers
Researchers
Safety officers

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