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Document ID (ISN)111333
CIS number 10-0856
ISSN - Serial title 1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jolly H., Féron L.
Title Chemical hazards: Improved evaluation in view of substitution
Original title Risques chimiques: mieux évaluer pour substituer [in French]
Bibliographic information June 2009, No.119, p.30-41. Illus.
Abstract This collection of articles focuses on the control of exposure to chemicals in the construction industry in which two out of three workers are concerned. Topics addressed: health hazards; welding fumes; bitumen; hazard evaluation; REACH regulations; Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals; substitution; occupational safety and health efforts of a small painting contractor in France.
Descriptors (primary) chemical products; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; limitation of exposure; construction industry; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) European Union; UN; bitumen; paints; solvents; welding fumes; classification systems
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
Classification and labelling of chemicals