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Recycling e-waste. I wear my personal protective equipment to protect myself from dangerous substances

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Recycling e-waste. I wear my personal protective equipment to protect myself from dangerous substances
  • France
Provider: 
INRS — National institute of research and security
Available in languages: 
French
Description: 

The poster, which is a part of a series, reminds workers of the importance of wearing personal protective equipment in the electronic waste recycling sector. A schematic shows a human figure dressed in every sort of personal protective equipment: hearing protection (earmuffs), a visibility waistcoat, gloves, safety boots, a respirator (filtering mask) and eye protection goggles.

Sector / Industry covered: 
Materials recovery
Tasks covered: 
Other
Hazard - physical state: 
Not applicable
Hazard - health effects: 
Not applicable
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Sharps and cuts
Skin absorption
Prevention measures: 
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Type
Type: 
Visual resources
Target group: 
Workers
Year of publication: 
2016