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No Time to Lose — diesel exhaust fumes

Practical tools and guidance

No Time to Lose — diesel exhaust fumes
  • United Kingdom
Provider: 
IOSH — Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Available in languages: 
English
Description: 

The 'No Time to Lose' campaign of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) aims to make carcinogenic exposure issues more widely understood and to help businesses take action. Nine posters of the campaign focus on the prevention of exposure to diesel exhaust fumes:

  • Does your face fit? — If your respiratory protectve equipment doesn't fit, it doesn't work.
  • Fancy a lungful of this? — Remember that diesel fumes can be a killer. (Two versions.)
  • Your health is not to be sniffed at.
  • Switched off? — Remember that diesel fumes can be a killer.
  • Up in smoke? — Diesel engine fumes can kill you.
  • Fumes — Help you breathe more easily?
  • Wake up and smell the diesel — Diesel engine fumes can kill you.
  • Always wear protection or risk becoming a stiff — Diesel engine fumes can kill you.
Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Tasks covered: 
Not applicable
Biological hazard: 
Not applicable
Hazard - physical state: 
Gases
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Irritants
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance description
Substance description: 

Diesel exhaust fumes

Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
General information
Warning message / Alert
Type
Type: 
Visual resources
Target group: 
Workers
Year of publication: 
2014