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Document ID (ISN)112120
CIS number 11-0824
ISBN(s) 978-85-98117-61-4
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gerardo Ribeiro M., dos Reis Pedeira Filho W., Riederer E.E.
Title Qualitative evaluation of chemical hazards - Basic guidance for controlling the exposure to chemicals in the printing sector
Original title Avalição qualitativa de riscos químicos - Orientações básicas para o controle da exposição a productos químicos em gráficas [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 06409-002, Brazil, 2011. 123p. Illus. 18 ref.
Internet access Avalição_qualitativa.pdf [in Portuguese]
Abstract The objective of this publication is to help enterprises in the printing sector improve their practices with respect to the storage, handling and identification of chemicals. It proposes a qualitative approach for assessing chemical risks, determining and implementing control measures, and evaluating proposed improvements.
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; chemical products; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; printing industry
Descriptors (secondary) safety guides; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; public OSH institutions
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Workplace health promotion