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Whether you are responsible for managing dangerous substances for the first time or want to find out more about a particular topic, our thematic section in OSHwiki provides an overview of all you need to know and links to further information. You can easily and quickly find out:

  • what dangerous substances are, where they occur and how hazards can be identified
  • how workers can be exposed to dangerous substances and the effects on health
  • what legislation is in place to protect workers from dangerous substances
  • how dangerous substances can be managed through risk assessment and a hierarchy of control measures.

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