Chromium-VI is particularly dangerous when it appears in the form of dust particles suspended in the air. These particles can come into contact, or enter, your body through your lungs, through sweat on your skin, or through your mouth. This can be harmful to your health. For example, it can lead to work-related asthma, eye, skin and respiratory tract irritation, liver and kidney damage, lung diseases, and respiratory tract cancer. Please note: the symptoms mentioned are general and may vary according to exposure in specific work situations and per person. When in doubt, always consult a Health and Safety expert or an occupational physician.
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Action Focus Tools
It is of utmost importance that everyone at the workplace is always aware of potential hazards. Download below the easy-to-use Action Focus tools (Poster, Routing / Quickstart, Activity Sheets) and good luck with increasing awareness, discovering potential hazards and creating a safer and healthier workplace.