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7.1.: Precautions for safe handling


Recommendations shall be specified to:

(a) allow safe handling of the substance or mixture, such as containment and measures to prevent fire as well as aerosol and dust generation;

(b) prevent handling of incompatible substances or mixtures;

(c) draw attention to operations and conditions which create new risks by altering the properties of the substance or mixture, and to appropriate countermeasures; and

(d) reduce the release of the substance or mixture to the environment, such as avoiding spills or keeping away from drains.


Advice on general occupational hygiene shall be provided, such as:

(a) not to eat, drink and smoke in work areas;

(b) to wash hands after use; and

(c) to remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas.