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Document ID (ISN)102671
CIS number 03-1965
Year 2002
Convention or series no. HSE Construction Information Sheet No.26 (rev.2)
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Cement
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Dec. 2002. 3p. 13 ref.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/cis26.pdf [in English]
Abstract This data sheet provides advice on the safe use of cement. Contents: health effects (allergic and/or irritant dermatitis, skin burns, dust inhalation, risks of manual handing); preventive measures (substitution; personal hygiene, gloves and protective clothing); medical surveillance; preventing dust exposure; limiting manual handling; legal provisions. Revision of CIS 97-254.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; health hazards; construction industry; cement
Descriptors (secondary) dust control; legal aspects; manual lifting; dermatitis; respirable dust; backache; sensitization; first aid; substitution; personal protective equipment; medical supervision; data sheet; chemical burns
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cement and concrete
Construction industry and civil engineering