|Document ID (ISN)||105722|
|Convention or series no.
||Do you work with isocyanates and polyurethane?
||Prevent, Box 20133, 104 60 Stockholm, Sweden, 1999. Internet document (pdf format). 20p. Illus.
||http://www.prevent.se/doc_pdf/verktyg/pdf/isoeng_broschyr.pdf [in English]
||This booklet is aimed at persons who face the risk of exposure to isocyanates in occupational settings. Topics addressed: products and industries where isocyanates and polyurethanes are found; symptoms caused by exposure to isocyanates (nose and eye irritation, lung function impairment, asthma); medical supervision; limitation of exposure (substitution, ventilation, local exhaust); air monitoring; training; responsibilities of employers; legal aspects.
||polyurethanes; Sweden; job-exposure relation; health hazards; isocyanates
||allergens; safety guides; supplied air respirators; local exhaust; responsibilities of employers; legal aspects; symptoms; asthma; limitation of exposure; ventilation; safe working methods; determination in air; medical supervision; respiratory impairment; safety and health training; information of personnel; irritants
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Sweden|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)