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Document ID (ISN)104299
CIS number 05-666
ISBN(s) 2-7389-1296-6
Year 2005
Convention or series no. INRS ED 930
Title Application of synthetic resins by building and construction enterprises - Prevention of chemical hazards
Original title Application de résines synthétiques par les entreprises du BTP - Prévention des risques chimiques [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Mar. 2005. 39p. Illus. 37 ref. Price: EUR 6.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access http://www.inrs.fr/INRS-PUB/inrs01.nsf/inrs01_search_view_view/9577AB2740261A83C1256FFC0055962B/$FILE/ed930.pdf [in French]
Abstract The coating of concrete floors or metallic vessels and tanks with synthetic resins is a widespread process in the building and construction industry. The variety of chemicals and the manner in which they are handled represent potential risk factors. This guide describes an approach for identifying these hazards and implementing preventive measures. Contents: hazard evaluation (hazard identification, task observation, fire and explosion hazards); preventive measures on construction sites (product selection, site preparation, work planning). Appendices include: main types of synthetic resins used; properties of selected solvents; exposure evaluation; work in confined spaces; respirator selection; selection of protective gloves.
Descriptors (primary) surface coating; France; plant safety and health organization; harmful substances; construction sites; plastics
Descriptors (secondary) protective gloves; fire hazards; work in confined spaces; solvents; safety guides; selection of equipment; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; respirators; explosion hazards
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Surface treatment