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Aiming for zero harm through training and communication

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Aiming for zero harm through training and communication
  • Hungary
Provider: 
BorsodChem
Available in languages: 
English
Description: 

This case study details the ways in which a manufacturer of chemicals and chemical products in Hungary set out to get injuries, events and emissions as close to zero as possible. The company managed to greatly reduce the number of incidents by providing its employees with more practical training. It also implemented a new communication system to ensure that near misses were appropriately reported, with lessons learned incorporated in quarterly training sessions, thus further increasing employees’ practical awareness of good safety and health practice in the workplace.

Sector / Industry covered: 
Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
Manufacturing
Processing Materials
Hazard - physical state: 
Not applicable
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Asphyxiants
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Neurotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Substance description
Substance description: 

Diphenylmethane 4,4'-diisocyanate (101-68-8/202-966-0)
Toluene diisocyanate (584-84-9/209-544-5) 
Chlorine  (7782-50-5/231-959-5)
Toluene (108-88-3/203-625-9)
Formaldehyde (50-00-0/200-001-8)
Aniline (62-53-3/200-539-3)
Methanol (67-56-1/200-659-6)...

CAS Number: 
101-68-8
584-84-9
7782-50-5
108-88-3
50-00-0
62-53-3
67-56-1
630-08-0
7439-97-6
75-01-4
EC number: 
202-966-0
209-544-5
231-959-5
203-625-9
200-001-8
200-539-3)
200-659-6
211-128-3
231-106-7
200-831-0
Prevention measures: 
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
REACH or CLP related
Training
Type
Type: 
Case study
Target group: 
Supervisor
Workers
Workers representatives
Year of publication: 
2018