Factsheets on various carcinogens now available online



The roadmap on carcinogens published 10 ready-to-use factsheets on asbestos, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHS), vinyl chloride, chromium VI, hardwood dust, welding fumes, silica dust, diesel engine exhaust, and benzene.

In the factsheets, attention is paid to the risks, the substance itself, the symptoms and what possible actions could be to lessen the risk of exposure. Ten more factsheets will be published on acrylamide, ethylene oxide, trichloroethylene, cytostatic, cadmium, lead, nickel, beryllium, hydrazine and one with general information regarding STOP (the hierarchy of controls measures), in cooperation with EU-OSHA.

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