COSHH - Water Based Emulsion Paint

By: NJG

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CONTROL OF SUBSTANCES HAZARDOUS TO HEALTH ASSESSMENT FORM

RISK ASSESSMENT

LOW

            X

MEDIUM

 

HIGH 

 

SUBSTANCE NAME        

Water Based Emulsion Paint

Assessment REF. C0003

CAS NO.

 

SUBSTANCE USED IN / AS

 

Interior wall and ceiling decoration

Risk Phrases

 

R36/38

R22

HAZARDOUS CONSTITUENTS (Classified non hazardous to CHIP regs)

2-Amino-Methyl-1-propanol <0.3

ETHANE-1, 2-Diol <2.0

Safety Phrases

 

FREQUENCY OF EXPOSURE

Daily

Workplace Exposure Limit.

Ppm mg-m-3

DURATION OF EXPOSURE

8hr twa (TIME WEIGHTED AVERAGE)

Maximum Exposure Limit.

Ppm mg-m-3

(3mg per million)

EXPOSURE CONTROLS ( Refer to MSDS)

TRAINING/INFORMATION/INSTRUCTION

General

Ventilation

Engineering

Control

Containment

Special

 List any specific training/information or instruction that may be  required:-

X

 

 

Expert Advice Needed

Avoid Inhalation if used in spraying operations.

FIRST AID MEASURES :-

If inhaled move to fresh air, get medical attention

If contact with skin, flush area immediately with water, if symptoms or discomfort appear seek medical attention.(remove contaminated clothing and wash skin)

If in eye contact, check and remove contact lenses flush eyes for 15 minutes with water, seek medical attention.

Wash hands, NO SMOKING

If Ingested DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING, if conscious give milk or water to drink

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:-

PAPER MASK

FILTER MASK

GLOVES X

LEATHER GLOVES

RUBBER GLOVES

GOGGLES X

RESPIRATOR

APRON

FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES:- Substance contains organic combustible materials, may cause thick black smoke, Full BA to be worn.

EXTINGUISHER TYPES:-

WATER  X

FOAM X

CO2 X

DRY POWDER 

SPILLAGE CONTROL:- Avoid breathing vapors

Absorb with dry earth or sand/ vermiculite keep away from water courses including drains, if natural water courses contaminated contact environment agency, if drains/sewers contact water authority.

Wear PPE

DISPOSAL MEASURES:-Dispose of waste and residue in accordance with local Authority requirements

DATE

14th January 14, 2009

CARRIED OUT BY

NJG

REVIEW DATE

 

REVIEW CARRIED OUT BY

 

     

 

 

         

 

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