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Capro: wood dust collection for circular saws

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Capro: wood dust collection for circular saws
  • France
Provider: 
INRS — National institute of research and security
Available in languages: 
French
Description: 

The video demonstrates the beneficial effects of the dust collection system designed for circular saws by the National Institute of Research and Security (INRS). It explains how the collection system functions through animations and demonstrates the reduced wood dust emission in a real-life task.

Sector / Industry covered: 
Manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials
Manufacture of furniture
Tasks covered: 
Woodworking
Biological hazard: 
Not applicable
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Carcinogens
Irritants
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance description
Substance description: 

wood dust

Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Type
Type: 
Visual resources
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
OSH consultant
Year of publication: 
2013