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Practical guide for the inventory of construction risks

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Practical guide for the inventory of construction risks
  • Luxembourg
Provider: 
Industry Occupational Health Service
Available in languages: 
French
Description: 

Guide on the health effects of different chemicals agents of which construction workers may come into contact with. It describes health effects of dusts, welding fumes, chemicals, carcinogens, asbestos. Additionally to chemical agents, the guide describes physical agents (such as noise and vibration) and biological agents.

Sector / Industry covered: 
CONSTRUCTION
Tasks covered: 
Construction
Biological hazard: 
Viruses
Bacteria
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Gases
Liquids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Carcinogens
Neurotoxic substances
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Substance description
Substance description: 

Dusts, welding fumes, asbestos.

CAS Number: 
1345-25-1
7440-02-0
7440-47-3
7439-92-1
71-43-2
Prevention measures: 
Not applicable
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Type
Type: 
MS information
Target group: 
Employers
Year of publication: 
2018