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Asbestos is a hidden critical risk

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Asbestos is a hidden critical risk
  • New Zealand
Provider: 
Canterbury Rebuild Safety Charter
Available in languages: 
English
Description: 

This poster of the I AM safe campaign is on asbestos risk. It depicts a construction worker in an industrial environment wearing full protective clothing, respirator and gloves handling a spade.
Identify where it could be
Assess - test to confirm
Manage the risk

Sector / Industry covered: 
CONSTRUCTION
Tasks covered: 
Construction
Biological hazard: 
Not applicable
Hazard - physical state: 
Fibres
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Other
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Substance description
Substance description: 

asbestos

CAS Number: 
1332-21-4
Prevention measures: 
Training / guidance
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Type
Type: 
Visual resources
Target group: 
Workers
Year of publication: 
2016