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Look after your lungs. Construction dust is a critical risk

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Look after your lungs. Construction dust is a critical risk
  • New Zealand
Provider: 
Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter
Available in languages: 
English
Aprašymas: 

This poster was created as part of the 'I AM safe' campaign and it focuses on about construction dust (e.g. respirable silica dust). It depicts a construction worker sanding a wall with a handtool while wearing respiratory protection, safety goggles, gloves and a helmet. The 'I AM safe' steps are as follows: identify where and when dust is an issue, assess the health risks and manage dust.

Sector / Industry covered: 
STATYBA
Tasks covered: 
Construction
Biological hazard: 
Not applicable
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Irritants
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance description
Substance description: 

construction dust

Prevention measures: 
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Type
Type: 
Audiovizualinė
Target group: 
Workers
Paskelbimo metai: 
2016