|Document ID (ISN)||103763|
|Convention or series no.
||Segurança e saúde no trabalho: Divulgação 14
||da Cruz Lima M.E., de Fátima Silva M.
||Chemical hazards in the ceramics industry
||Riscos químicos na indústria cerâmica [in Portuguese]|
||Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Inspecção das Condições de Trabalho (IDICT), Lisboa, Portugal, Oct. 2003. 48p. Illus.
||This information booklet, which is primarily intended for employers and employees of small enterprises, explains how to avoid or reduce chemical hazards in the ceramics industry. Contents: main chemical hazards in the ceramics industry; occupational accidents and diseases (intoxication, chemical burns or pulmonary oedema due to hydrofluoric acid, asbestosis, silicosis, lung and nasal cavity cancer, contact dermatitis, lead poisoning, chronic arsenic poisoning); prevention and protective measures (technical prevention, medical supervision, safety and health training); current legislation.
||occupational hygiene; Portugal; harmful substances; pottery industry; chemical hazards; health hazards; risk factors; chemical products
||poisoning; safety guides; arsenic; clay; kaolin; lead poisoning; nasal cancer; inks; lung cancer; asbestosis; eczema; varnishes; silicosis; labelling; storage; training manuals; housekeeping; waste disposal; chemical burns; personal protective equipment; danger symbols; medical supervision; safety and health training; legal aspects
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Portugal|
||Materials, glass and ceramics
Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Industries and occupations
||Glass, pottery and related materials