How to work with carcinogens safely?

15 Mar 2013

Compared to non-carcinogens, additional regulation exists for the use of carcinogens. The emphasis is on replacing the substance, or when this is unfeasible, on improved registration and monitoring of occupational exposure. These obligations apply to all CMRs (Carcinogenic, Mutagenic and Reproductive Toxic).

Some common carcinogens in occupational exposure are: asbestos, benzene, ethanol, PAHs.

The government anually publishes a complete list of carcinogenic substances and processes in the Staatscourant. The 2012 list can be downloaded below.

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Caesar Consult is able to support you identifying, monitoring, and eliminating exposure to these substances and associated health risks. Please feel free to contact us.


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