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Four precautionary measures you need for hazardous chemical substance risks

by , 26 August 2015
Once you have identified any hazardous chemical substances in the workplace, you will then need to determine which employees may be at risk.

When doing so, you must ensure that all existing precautionary measures are implemented, maintained and used correctly.

Here are four precautionary measures to keep in place:

1. Engineering controls: 

These include the isolation or the enclosure of the process as well as ventilation systems.

2. Management controls: 

hese include work procedures, safety signs, correct housekeeping and storage practices etc.


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3. Personal Protective Equipment: 

Specific Personal Protective Equipment is issued for specific work. Ensure that your employees use the correct Personal Protective Equipment. Also make sure that it fits correctly and that it is cleaned properly before and after use. 

4. Hygiene facilities: 

Ensure that your hygiene facilities are always kept clean, that they are not in the vicinity of food and smoking areas, that they are accessible before entering areas where there are hazardous substances and that they contain all appropriate cleaning materials and equipment. 

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