|Document ID (ISN)||103772|
|Convention or series no.
||Segurança e saúde no trabalho: Divulgação 19
||Rodrigues Pinhal H.
||Carcinogenic agents at the workplace
||Agentes carcinogénicos no local de trabalho [in Portuguese]|
||Instituto de Desenvolvimento e Inspecção das Condições de Trabalho (IDICT), Lisboa, Portugal, March 2004. 60p. Illus.
||Numerous chemical products, formulations and industrial processes present cancer risks to workers. This booklet aimed at both occupational health specialists and workers provides information on risks due to carcinogenic agents. Contents: definition of carcinogenic agent and cancer; carcinogenic agent classification systems (EU, IARC, ACGIH); definition of mutagenic substance; labelling; activities that constitute hazards; preventive measures; measurement of ambient concentration levels of various carcinogens in several occupational sectors; legislation; list of main carcinogens according to EU classification.
||carcinogens; plant safety and health organization; hazard evaluation; Portugal
||formaldehyde; safety guides; wood dust; legal aspects; European Communities; IARC; dichloromethane; vinyl chloride; trichloroethylene; benzene; ethylene oxide; labelling; training manuals; limitation of exposure; sulfuric acid; classification; chromium trioxide; mutagens
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Portugal|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)