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Solvents.

Overview

This revised information sheet will be of interest to anyone in the construction industry who uses solvents or who is responsible for managing their use. The effects on health are are explained, along with details of how to avoid or control exposure. The revised version includes an update on users' responsibilities under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002. There is also advice on how to comply with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 1994. Contents: Introduction; Health effects; Legal provisions; Precautions; First aid; Further reading; Further information.

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Vapours, Paint stripper, Lacquer, Glue, Mastic, Thinners, Ventilation, Skin contact, Exposure, Personal protective equipment, PPE, White spirit, Xylene, 1-Butanol

Notes

Supersedes earlier editions. (NIS/06/27) construction sheet no. 5.

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Author
HSC, Construction Industry Advisory Committee
Date of Publication
2003
Publisher
HSE Books
Length
2 pages
Format
Free leaflet / Information sheet
Series Code
CIS27
Stock Code
CIS27REV2
Copyright Status
Open Government Licence
Solvents.
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