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Toxic and harmful chemical agents

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Toxic and harmful chemical agents
  • Italy
Provider: 
Andrea Santini
Available in languages: 
Italian
Description: 

The video presents basic information on the risks of toxic substances and gives examples of protective measures.

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
Biological hazard: 
Not applicable
Hazard - physical state: 
Gases
Liquids
Solids
Hazard - health effects: 
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Ingestion
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 2. Reducing / minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Type
Type: 
Visual resources
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Supervisor
Workers
Year of publication: 
2012