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Cement.

Overview

Cement is widely used in construction. Anyone who uses cement (or anything containing cement such as mortar, plaster and concrete) or is responsible for managing its use should be aware that it presents a hazard to health. This information sheet outlines the health effects of cement and how to prevent ill health from its use. Contents: Introduction; Health effects; Ill health prevention and health surveillance; Legal provisions; References; Further information.

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Construction, Skin, Dust, Dermatitis, Allegies, Burns, Manual handling, Inhalation, Rashes, Risk assessment

Notes

Supersedes earlier editions entitled 'Cement'. (CIS26REV).

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Author
HSE
Date of Publication
2002
Publisher
HSE Books
Length
3 pages
Format
Free leaflet / Information sheet
Series Code
CIS26
Stock Code
CIS26REV2
Copyright Status
Open Government Licence
Cement.
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