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Title: CADMIUM


1
CADMIUM
  • HAZARD
  • AWARENESS

2
REFERENCES
  • 29 CFR 1910.1027

29 C F R
3
WHAT IS CADMIUM?
  • CADMIUM IS A SOFT BLUE-WHITE, MALLEABLE, LUSTROUS
    OR GRAYISH-WHITE POWDER. SOME COMPOUNDS MAY ALSO
    APPEAR AS A BROWN, YELLOW OR RED POWDER

4
OCCUPATIONS AND PROCESSES
  • CADMIUM MAY BE FOUND
  • ABRASIVE BLASTING PNEUMATIC
    SANDING GRINDING VARIOUS SURFACES CLEANING
    ABRASIVE GLOVE BOX SPRAY PAINTING WELDING
    AND SOLDERING

5
PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LIMIT
PEL 50 micrograms (0.005 ug/m3)
6
ACTION LEVEL
  • ACTION LEVEL 25 micrograms (0.0025 ug/m3)
  • AS AN 8 HOUR TIME WEIGHTED AVERAGE (TWA)

7
HEALTH HAZARDS
  • EYE AND SKIN IRRITANT
  • LUNG AND PROSTATE CANCER AND KIDNEY DYSFUNCTION

8
WARNING SIGNS
  • WARNING SIGNS SHALL BE PROVIDED AND POSTED IN
    REGULATED AREAS

9
WARNING SIGNS
  • WARNING SIGNS SHALL BEAR THE FOLLOWING
  • DANGER CADMIUM CANCER
    HAZARD CAN CAUSE LUNG AND KIDNEY DISEASE
  • AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY
  • RESPIRATORS REQUIRED IN THIS AREA

10
REDUCING EXPOSURE TO CADMIUM
  • ENGINEERING CONTROLS
  • ADMINISTRATIVE CONTROLS
  • PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

11
PERSONAL PROTECTION
  • RESPIRATORS
  • PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
  • EYE PROTECTION GOGGLES FACE SHIELD

12
REMOVAL AND STORAGE OF PPE
  • CONTAMINATED CLOTHING CANNOT BE REMOVED FROM THE
    WORKSITE EXCEPT FOR AUTHORIZED LAUNDERING
  • PPE SHALL BE KEPT CLEAN AND SANITIZED
  • ALL DISPOSABLE PPE SHALL BE DISPOSED OF AS
    HAZARDOUS WASTE

13
WARNING LABELS
  • SHIPPING AND STORAGE CONTAINERS SHALL BEAR THE
    APPROPRIATE LABELS AND CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING
  • DANGER
  • CONTAINS CADMIUM
  • CANCER HAZARD
  • AVOID CREATING DUST
  • CAN CAUSE LUNG AND KIDNEY DISEASE

14
HOUSEKEEPING
  • ALL SURFACES SHALL REMAIN FREE FROM ACCUMULATIONS
  • SPILLS AND SUDDEN RELEASES SHALL BE CLEANED UP AS
    SOON AS POSSIBLE
  • SURFACES SHALL BE VACUUMED TO MINIMIZE CADMIUM
    BECOMING AIRBORNE

15
PERSONAL HYGIENE
  • SHOWERS SHALL BE TAKEN AT THE END OF EACH WORK
    SHIFT WHEN THE EXPOSURE LEVEL IS ABOVE THE PEL
  • ENSURE FACE AND HANDS ARE WASHED PRIOR TO EATING,
    DRINKING, SMOKING, CHEWING TOBACCO, GUM OR
    APPLYING COSMETICS

16
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
  • IF PERSONNEL BECOME SICK OR INJURED
  • - REMOVE FROM WORKSITE
  • - REMOVE PPE AND ADMINISTER FIRST AID
  • - CALL FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

17
TRAINING
  • PERSONNEL SHALL RECEIVE TRAINING PRIOR TO OR AT
    THE TIME OF INITIAL ASSIGNMENT OF DUTIES WITH
    CADMIUM AND ANNUALLY THERE- AFTER
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