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Risk Assessment

CONSEQUENCE

LIKELIHOOD

Insignificant
(1)
Class 3

Minor
(2)
Class 2
(MTI)

Moderate
(3)
Class 2 (AWI or LTI)
or Class 1
Permanently
disabling effects

Major
(4)
Class 1 Single
Fatality

Catastrophic
(5)
Class 1
Multiple
Fatalities

10

12

15

12

16

20

10

15

20

25

Rare (1)
Less than once every
5 yrs

Possible (2)
Once every 5 yrs

Likely (3)
1-5 times per year

Often (4)
5-12 times per year

Frequent /
Almost
Certain (5)
Continuous or will happen
frequently

Risk Rating Calculator


15 25

Extreme Risk

8 12

High Risk

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13

Moderate Risk
Low Risk

Activity or industry should not proceed in current form.


Activity or industry should be modified to include remedial planning and action and be
subject to detailed OHS assessment.
Activity or industry can operate subject to management and/or modification.
No action required, unless escalation of risk is possible
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Risk Assessment
Activity:

Hazard
Loading
material
from
vehicles.

Operation of
unloading of
material
from
vehicles.

Delivery / Unloading of the Material to Worksite Location


Risk Rating
Who might be harmed

Reference: AHK-626-MSS-A-002

Rev. 00

07/05/2014

Risk Rating

and how?

RRE

Control Measures

RRE

Danger from reversing


the vehicles,
maneuvering,
travelling in such
pedestrian lanes &
designated lay down area
causing
Major Disability /minor
accident to Site
Employee/ Personnel
/Workers.

An escort vehicle will be required to guide heavy delivery


vehicle while entering in site operational areas.
Implement site traffic management and HLG site traffic rules.
Follow the speed limit of 5km/ph in the road site area.
Movement of vehicle will be strictly in designated route and
separate access to the pedestrian.
Only authorized, competent, trained and licensed drivers will
operate construction vehicle.
Beacon light, reverse alarm and other safety devices to be
fitted and functional and to be provided.
Observe site speed light of the vehicle.
Sufficient lights on the traffics ways and sign boards
Driver should possess a valid driving license & PPE.
Movement of vehicle plant & Equipment must be directed by
a competent flagman.

Workers may involve to a


risk of manual handling
by having minor/disability
injury due to falling of
materials.

Ensure supervisor conduct Proper Toolbox Talks before the


activity start
Safety induction, training/assessment need to be given to the
driver, worker and operatives.
Workers must wear Proper PPE (Mask, Hand Gloves, Safety
glass).
Use proper lifting techniques,
Use mechanical handlers when lifting heavier material to
prevent loose backache injury.
Provide trained plant operators while handling material and
reversing vehicles.
Ensure rest timings for break /meals will be followed as per
Main Contractor procedure.
Provide or Use Mechanical Heavy lifter to do the job.
Provision of trolleys for moving heavy materials.

Risk Assessment for Screed and Waterproofing

Frequency of
Inspection
Vehicle
Inspection will
be at Security
gate area
before
entering to
the site
premises.
Log-in/Logout
Procedure.

Conduct
safety
inspection at
the performed
activity area.
Daily
observation
report with
photos
attached.

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Risk Assessment
Activity: Operation of Screed and Water Proofing
Who might be
Risk Rating
harmed and
Hazard
L
C RRE
how?
Use of sharp
edge hand tools.

Flying objects
and flying
particles

Operatives may
have cuts/
/ Injury due to
Incorrect using of
hand tools.

Workers may
encounter major
injury lead to eye
injury by foreign
particle in eyes.

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Reference: AHK-626-MSS-A-002

Rev 00

07/05/2014

Risk Rating

Control Measures

RRE

Supervisor to conduct Daily Safety Task Instruction to all the


workers prior to commencement of the job
To Ensure the workers received Toolbox talks conducted by
supervisor / Foreman.
Adequate and skilled man power is apply to perform the activity.
Adequate Supervision of Engineers, Supervisor & Foreman at all
times, during the work activity.
Damaged tools to be removed immediately.
Color coding system for tools to be implemented.
Competent electrician to check and tag all tools and keep
records.

Suitable PPE to be worn (Mask, Safety glasses


Site supervisor has to ensure that the areas are clean and tidy
before and after activity with no flying particles.
All Screed & waterproofing activities will be performing under
adequate supervision.
Suitable washing facilities to be available wash cement off the
skin immediately.
Area to be isolated/ barricaded to prevent unauthorized workers.
Safety officer to monitor all screed activity and storage area in
order to ensure compliances of safety requirements.
Supervisors to ensure that the other employees and property
should not be influenced or affected by our activities working in
same work premises.
Proper mandatory and warning signages to be posted in the
area.
Water to be readily available in case of any eye contact. One time
use eye wash to be available in First Aid Stations

Frequency of
Inspection
Ensure that all
visual inspection
of all tools
before start of
activity
Monthly
Inspections of
Tools as
followed by
Main Contractor
color coding
system.
.
Conduct
Periodic permit
Inspection,
observation
report & closely
monitor around
workplace area,

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Working at Night

Workers may
have minor injury
of Slips or trip due
to poor lights in
the workplace
area.

Proper illumination need to be available in work area.


Immediate removal of material waste from the site to avoid
slip/tripping hazard.
Materials and tools to be stock /stored in one area to avoid
scattering of material
Ensure competent electrician must be at site if needed.
Ensure Fluorescent/ lighting bulbs must be check properly with
competent electrician.
Ensure proper cable management by hanging the power cables
above floor level using S hooks or other means.

Randomly
check / inspect
the lighting
system at
workplace area.

Handling of
COSHH
Materials.

Workers
/operatives may
expose to skin
problems of using
Powder dust
chemicals occur
while operation of
screed.

The will be control and monitored closely and authorized and


experienced person will apply heat seam tape.
Only authorized persons allowed to issue paint container under
the specific requirements as of Construction Manager.
Training to all involved person for Material Safety Data Sheet and
first aid measures.
MSDS to available in store and work locations all the times.
Store in charge to make sure that all safety precautions are in
place and followed as per MSDS.
Water to be readily available in case of any eye contact. One time
use eye wash to be available in First Aid Stations.
Avoid dust accumulation.
Upon approval of material, COSHH assessment to be issued and
conveyed to work force.

Conduct Daily
inspection
survey the area
as often, closely
monitor if any
reportable
incident/
accidents.
Inspect the
MSDS
Procedure if
followed.

.
.

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Risk Assessment
Activity Packing material waste removal from site and Housekeeping
Risk Rating
Who might be

Hazard

Housekeeping/
Fire hazard
potential of
combustibles

harmed and how?

RRE

Fatality / Major/ injury


that can cause on
Employees/workers
due to lack of care.

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Loading and
unloading
packing
materials to the
vehicle.

Poor manual
handling technique
on workers involving
to minor injury

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Reference

Rev 00

AHK-626-MSS-A-002
Risk Rating

Control Measures

RRE

Site supervisor has to ensure that the areas are


clean and tidy before and after activity.
The waste area must be no smoking area and
away from any hot work activities, appropriate
Fire extinguisher should be available on site.
Immediate removal of packing material waste
from the site to avoid fire Hazard.
Supervisors /team leaders need to be monitor
about waste management and only in
designated areas or skips
Materials are never to be stacked of obstructing,
Emergency exits and designated firefighting
equipment.
Loose materials are never to be stacked close
to edge areas to ensure that no materials can
fall over.
Daily clean up of area. Ensure safe and secure
stacking of materials as per manufacturers
requirements.

Training to be provided for manual handling to


all operatives evolved in housekeeping
activities.
Segregated accordingly in a skip/area provided
by the HLG, and follow the waste management
system of HLG.
All appropriate PPEs to be worn i.e., hand
glove (heavy duty), dust mask safety
goggles/glass.
Follow site rules and disposal procedures.

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Frequency of
Inspection
.Ensure Supervisor /
Foreman will monitor &
inspect the daily
housekeeping activity on
the workplace area.
Provide a checklist on
weekly basis.

Ensure Supervisor/
Foreman closely
monitored the daily
performed activity.
Conduct Daily safety
inspection/monitor
observation report to the
following activity

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Activity:

Reference: AHK-626-MSS-A-002

Heat Exposure

Hazard
Details
Working in
adverse
weather/climate
condition

Who might be
harmed and how?
Worker expose to
Heat stress &
Heat Exhaustion

Risk Rating
L

RRE

12

Control Measures
All the employees working in location where they are
exposed to high heat shall be instructed on heat hazard.
Different heat related illness, method of prevention and
treatment need be available on site.
Cold drinking water available and employee to be
instructed to drink adequate quantities of cold water to
compensate losses of water by sweating.
Provide heavy exhaust or stand fan in rest area or
corridors to control hot climate condition
Provide Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS), electrolyte
drinks to employees to maintain fluid in body.
Stop all activity that carried out in the direct sun during
hot period of the day in summer month from 12:003;30pm as per the instruction of the authority concerned
and main contractors / clients heat stress management
plan.
For the effect of the heat stress due to humid, job
rotation to be arranged to minimize the effect of heat
stress.
Operative having signs of heat stress/heat exhaustion to
be brought in recovery room for cooling.
All must comply the code of practice during the
summertime month.

Rev 00

07/05/2014

Risk Rating
L

RRE

Frequency of
Inspection
Daily routine
inspection of
Engineer, HSE
Supervisor/
Foreman to check
work activity in
between the time
period of 12:00pm
to 3:00pm, Advice
all workers to go at
rest area.

Note: Method Statement Risk assessment should be explained to all workers by Engineer in charge before starting of work.

Prepared by:

Reviewed & Approved By:


AHK HSE OFFICER

Risk Assessment for Screed and Waterproofing

PROJECT MANAGER
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AHK INTERNATIONAL

COSHH ASSESSMENT
Project:

Al Habtoor City

Date of Assessment:

Site:

05/062014

626-Westin Hotel
AHK-626-MSS-A-002

Reference no.

SUBSTANCE DETAILS
Manufacturer Details
(where applicable)

BASF(The Chemical Company)

Contact number
(If Applicable)

Info / Product Name

PCI LASTOGUM

Product Code

Solid

Types of Substance

Gas

Vapor

Others:(Specify)


less than 1

Size of the Container

Liquid

liter / Kg

1-5
liter / Kg

6-10
liter / Kg

More than 10

Others:(Specify)

liter / Kg


Is the substance
decanted?

Yes

No

Size of the second Container

HAZARDS SYMBOL ON THE CONTAINER

Very toxic

Toxic

Corrosive

Highly
Flammable

Extreme
Flammable

Flammable

Irritant

Sensitizing

Others:
Environment Biohazard

Possible route of entry


Is alternative substance
available?

Oxidizing

Explosive

Eye

Skin

Yes

No

Inhaled

Ingested

Others:


N/A

Others:

Remarks/Comments:

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AHK INTERNATIONAL

COSHH ASSESSMENT
Project:

Al Habtoor City

Date of Assessment:

626-Westin Hotel

Site:

05/06/2014

Reference no.

AHK-626-MSS-A-002

THE WORK ACTIVITY


Describe Work Activity:
Possible route of entry

Screed & Waterproofing


Diluted

Undiluted


Who might be affected?

Staff

Worker

1-5

No. of People Exposed

Visitor

Public

6-10

Others:

Specify:

Others:

11-15

16-20

Others:

CONTROL MEASURES
Store Arrangement

Maximum. stored on site

Container should be stored tightly sealed in a dry place.

General use Area

Wash hand
after use

Two People
present

Ventilated
PPE
Area
Required

Special Precautions

Others:

Keep only in the original container in a cool, dry, well ventilated


place away from ignition sources, heat or flame. Protect from direct sunlight.

Hand
Gloves

Safety
Shoe

Dust
Mask

Face
Shield

Googles Respirator

Other

PPE Used:

EMERGENCY ARRANGEMENTS

First-Aid:

Arrangements

Skin

Wash immediately with plenty of water & soap.

Eyes

Wash affected eyes at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids open

Inhalation
Ingestion

After inhalation of aerosol/vapor has been inhaled, remove to fresh air.

Others
Spillage

If symptom persist/ seek for medical assistance.


Pick up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand earth & etc.)
Residues should be disposed of in the same manner as the
substance/product.
Suitable fire extinguisher to be used, foam, water spray ,drypowder,C02.

Rinse mouth immediately and drink plenty of water. / seek medical attention

Disposal
Fire

RISKRISK RATING
Severity

Insignificant

Likelihood

Rare

Risk Category

 Minor

Moderate

Major

Catastrophic

 Possible

Likely

Often

Frequent or almost certain

HIGH RISK

MEDIUM RISK

LOW RISK

Note: This Assessment to be kept for reference in the project. A copy of the relevant Material safety Data Sheet Should is
kept with Assessment. Depending on the risk category decide if extra training and control measures Required (You might
use a separate sheet for extra control measures). All the information to be communicated To all operatives in the toolbox
talks before commencement of the job.

Prepared &
Assessed By:

Reviewed &
Approved By:

HSE Officer

Project Manager
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Safety data sheet


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SECTION 1: Identification of the substance/mixture and of the


company/undertaking
1.1. Product identifier

PCI LASTOGUM
1.2. Relevant identified uses of the substance or mixture and uses advised against
Relevant identified uses: Product for construction chemicals

1.3. Details of the supplier of the safety data sheet


Company:
BASF SE
67056 Ludwigshafen
GERMANY
Operating Division Construction Chemicals
Telephone: +49 621 60-74354
E-mail address: info.construction-chemicals@basf.com

1.4. Emergency telephone number


International emergency number:
Telephone: +49 180 2273-112

SECTION 2: Hazards Identification


2.1. Classification of the substance or mixture
According to Directive 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC
Possible Hazards:
No specific dangers known, if the regulations/notes for storage and handling are considered.

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2.2. Label elements


According to Directive 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC
Directive 1999/45/EC ('Preparation Directive')
The product does not require a hazard warning label in accordance with EC Directives.

2.3. Other hazards


According to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 [CLP]
If applicable information is provided in this section on other hazards which do not result in
classification but which may contribute to the overall hazards of the substance or mixture.

SECTION 3: Composition/Information on Ingredients


3.1. Substances
Not applicable

3.2. Mixtures
Chemical nature
Preparation based on: dispersion
Hazardous ingredients (GHS)
according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008
Does not contain any hazardous ingredients.
Hazardous ingredients
according to Directive 1999/45/EC
Does not contain any hazardous ingredients.

SECTION 4: First-Aid Measures


4.1. Description of first aid measures
First aid personnel should pay attention to their own safety. Immediately remove contaminated
clothing.
If inhaled:
If difficulties occur after vapour/aerosol has been inhaled, remove to fresh air and seek medical
attention.
On skin contact:

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After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water and soap. Under no circumstances
should organic solvent be used. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.
On contact with eyes:
Wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open, consult an
eye specialist.
On ingestion:
Rinse mouth immediately and then drink plenty of water, seek medical attention. Do not induce
vomiting unless told to by a poison control center or doctor.

4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms: The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see
section 2) and/or in section 11.

4.3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment: Treat according to symptoms (decontamination, vital functions), no known specific
antidote.

SECTION 5: Fire-Fighting Measures


5.1. Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media:
foam, water spray, dry powder, carbon dioxide
Unsuitable extinguishing media for safety reasons:
water jet

5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture


Carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, harmful vapours, nitrogen oxides, fumes/smoke, carbon black

5.3. Advice for fire-fighters


Special protective equipment:
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information:
The degree of risk is governed by the burning substance and the fire conditions. If exposed to fire,
keep containers cool by spraying with water. Collect contaminated extinguishing water separately, do
not allow to reach sewage or effluent systems. Contaminated extinguishing water must be disposed
of in accordance with official regulations.

SECTION 6: Accidental Release Measures


6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Do not breathe vapour/aerosol/spray mists. Wear eye/face protection. If exposed to high vapour
concentration, leave area immediately. Use personal protective clothing. Handle in accordance with
good building materials hygiene and safety practice.

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6.2. Environmental precautions


Contain contaminated water/firefighting water. Do not discharge into drains/surface
waters/groundwater.

6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up


For small amounts: Pick up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, earth etc.). Dispose of
contaminated material as prescribed.
For large amounts: Pump off product.

6.4. Reference to other sections


Information regarding exposure controls/personal protection and disposal considerations can be
found in section 8 and 13.

SECTION 7: Handling and Storage


7.1. Precautions for safe handling
Avoid aerosol formation. Avoid inhalation of mists/vapours. Avoid skin contact. No special measures
necessary provided product is used correctly.

7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities


Suitable materials for containers: High density polyethylene (HDPE)
Further information on storage conditions: Keep only in the original container in a cool, dry, wellventilated place away from ignition sources, heat or flame. Protect from direct sunlight.
Protect from temperatures below: 0 C
Characteristics of the product are irreversibly changed below the limit temperature.

7.3. Specific end use(s)


For the relevant identified use(s) listed in Section 1 the advice mentioned in this section 7 is to be
observed.

SECTION 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection


8.1. Control parameters
Components with occupational exposure limits
No occupational exposure limits known.

8.2. Exposure controls


Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection:
Wear respiratory protection if ventilation is inadequate. Combination filter for gases/vapours of
organic, inorganic, acid inorganic and alkaline compounds (e.g. EN 14387 Type ABEK).

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Hand protection:
impermeable gloves
Synthetic rubber gloves
Manufacturer's directions for use should be observed because of great diversity of types.
Eye protection:
Safety glasses with side-shields (frame goggles) (e.g. EN 166)
Body protection:
light protective clothing
General safety and hygiene measures
Do not inhale gases/vapours/aerosols. Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid
exposure - obtain special instructions before use. Handle in accordance with good building materials
hygiene and safety practice. Wearing of closed work clothing is recommended. When using, do not
eat, drink or smoke. Hands and/or face should be washed before breaks and at the end of the shift.
At the end of the shift the skin should be cleaned and skin-care agents applied. Gloves must be
inspected regularly and prior to each use. Replace if necessary (e.g. pinhole leaks).

SECTION 9: Physical and Chemical Properties


9.1. Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Form:
Colour:
Odour:
pH value:
Melting point:
Boiling point:
Flash point:

liquid
grey
characteristic
8-9
not applicable
approx. 100 C
not applicable

Evaporation rate:
not determined
Flammability of Aerosol Products:
not applicable, the product does not
form flammable aerosoles
Lower explosion limit:
dropped
Information on: Water
Vapour pressure:
23.4 hPa
(20 C)
Literature data.
---------------------------------Density:
approx. 1.5 g/cm3
(20 C)
Relative vapour density (air):
not determined
Self ignition:
not self-igniting

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Thermal decomposition: No decomposition if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.
Viscosity, dynamic:
not determined
Explosion hazard:
not explosive

9.2. Other information


Bulk density:
not applicable
Miscibility with water:
miscible
Other Information:
If necessary, information on other physical and chemical parameters is indicated in this section.

SECTION 10: Stability and Reactivity


10.1. Reactivity
No hazardous reactions if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

10.2. Chemical stability


The product is stable if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

10.3. Possibility of hazardous reactions


The product is stable if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

10.4. Conditions to avoid


See MSDS section 7 - Handling and storage.

10.5. Incompatible materials


Substances to avoid:
strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents

10.6. Hazardous decomposition products


No hazardous decomposition products if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

SECTION 11: Toxicological Information


11.1. Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
Assessment of acute toxicity:
Virtually nontoxic after a single ingestion. Based on available Data, the classification criteria are not
met.
Irritation

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Assessment of irritating effects:
No irritation is expected under intended use and appropriate handling. Based on available Data, the
classification criteria are not met.

Respiratory/Skin sensitization
Assessment of sensitization:
Based on available Data, the classification criteria are not met.
Germ cell mutagenicity
Assessment of mutagenicity:
The chemical structure does not suggest a specific alert for such an effect. Based on available Data,
the classification criteria are not met.
Carcinogenicity
Assessment of carcinogenicity:
The chemical structure does not suggest a specific alert for such an effect. Based on available Data,
the classification criteria are not met.
Reproductive toxicity
Assessment of reproduction toxicity:
The chemical structure does not suggest a specific alert for such an effect. Based on available Data,
the classification criteria are not met.
Developmental toxicity
Assessment of teratogenicity:
The chemical structure does not suggest a specific alert for such an effect. Based on available Data,
the classification criteria are not met.
Repeated dose toxicity and Specific target organ toxicity (repeated exposure)
Assessment of repeated dose toxicity:
No reliable data was available concerning repeated dose toxicity. Based on available Data, the
classification criteria are not met.
Other relevant toxicity information
Based on our experience and the information available, no adverse health effects are expected if
handled as recommended with suitable precautions for designated uses. The product has not been
tested. The statements on toxicology have been derived from the properties of the individual
components.

SECTION 12: Ecological Information


12.1. Toxicity

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Assessment of aquatic toxicity:
Based on available Data, the classification criteria are not met. There is a high probability that the
product is not acutely harmful to aquatic organisms.

12.2. Persistence and degradability


Assessment biodegradation and elimination (H2O):
Inherently biodegradable. The insoluble fraction can be removed by mechanical means in suitable
waste water treatment plants.
The polymer component of the product is poorly biodegradable.

12.3. Bioaccumulative potential


Assessment bioaccumulation potential:
No data available.
Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

12.4. Mobility in soil


Assessment transport between environmental compartments:
No data available.

12.5. Results of PBT and vPvB assessment


The product does not fulfill the criteria for PBT (Persistent/bioaccumulative/toxic) and vPvB (very
persistent/very bioaccumulative).

12.6. Other adverse effects


The product does not contain substances that are listed in Annex I of Regulation (EC) 2037/2000 on
substances that deplete the ozone layer.

SECTION 13: Disposal Considerations


13.1. Waste treatment methods
Observe national and local legal requirements.
Residues should be disposed of in the same manner as the substance/product.
Waste key:
08 01 20 aqueous suspensions containing paint or varnish other than those mentioned in 08 01 19
Contaminated packaging:
Contaminated packaging should be emptied as far as possible; then it can be passed on for
recycling after being thoroughly cleaned.

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SECTION 14: Transport Information


Land transport
ADR
UN number:
UN proper shipping name:
Transport hazard class(es):
Packing group:
Environmental hazards:
Special precautions for
user

Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations


Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
None known

RID
UN number:
UN proper shipping name:
Transport hazard class(es):
Packing group:
Environmental hazards:
Special precautions for
user

Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations


Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
None known

Inland waterway transport


ADN
UN number:
UN proper shipping name:
Transport hazard class(es):
Packing group:
Environmental hazards:
Special precautions for
user
Transport in inland
waterway vessel:

Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations


Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
None known
Not evaluated

Sea transport
IMDG
UN number:
UN proper shipping name:
Transport hazard class(es):
Packing group:
Environmental hazards:

Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations


Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable

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Special precautions for
None known
user

Air transport
IATA/ICAO
UN number:
UN proper shipping name:
Transport hazard class(es):
Packing group:
Environmental hazards:
Special precautions for
user

Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations


Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
Not applicable
None known

14.1. UN number
See corresponding entries for UN number for the respective regulations in the tables above.

14.2. UN proper shipping name


See corresponding entries for UN proper shipping name for the respective regulations in the tables
above.

14.3. Transport hazard class(es)


See corresponding entries for Transport hazard class(es) for the respective regulations in the
tables above.

14.4. Packing group


See corresponding entries for Packing group for the respective regulations in the tables above.

14.5. Environmental hazards


See corresponding entries for Environmental hazards for the respective regulations in the tables
above.

14.6. Special precautions for user


See corresponding entries for Special precautions for user for the respective regulations in the
tables above.

14.7. Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code
Regulation:
Shipment approved:
Pollution name:
Pollution category:
Ship Type:

Not evaluated
Not evaluated
Not evaluated
Not evaluated
Not evaluated

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SECTION 15: Regulatory Information


15.1. Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the
substance or mixture
If other regulatory information applies that is not already provided elsewhere in this safety data
sheet, then it is described in this subsection.

15.2. Chemical Safety Assessment


Chemical Safety Assessment not required

SECTION 16: Other Information


The data contained in this safety data sheet are based on our current knowledge and experience and
describe the product only with regard to safety requirements. The data do not describe the product's
properties (product specification). Neither should any agreed property nor the suitability of the product for
any specific purpose be deduced from the data contained in the safety data sheet. It is the responsibility
of the recipient of the product to ensure any proprietary rights and existing laws and legislation are
observed.
Vertical lines in the left hand margin indicate an amendment from the previous version.

AHK INTERNATIONAL

COSHH ASSESSMENT
Project:

Al Habtoor City

Date of Assessment:

Site:

05/062014

626-Westin Hotel
AHK-626-MSS-A-002

Reference no.

SUBSTANCE DETAILS
Manufacturer Details
(where applicable)

BASF(The Chemical Company)

Contact number
(If Applicable)

Info / Product Name

PCI PRIMER GISOGRUND

Product Code

Solid

Types of Substance

Gas

Vapor

Others:(Specify)


less than 1

Size of the Container

Liquid

liter / Kg

1-5
liter / Kg

6-10
liter / Kg

More than 10

Others:(Specify)

liter / Kg


Is the substance
decanted?

Yes

No

Size of the second Container

HAZARDS SYMBOL ON THE CONTAINER

Very toxic

Toxic

Corrosive

Highly
Flammable

Extreme
Flammable

Flammable

Irritant

Sensitizing

Others:
Environment Biohazard

Possible route of entry


Is alternative substance
available?

Oxidizing

Explosive

Eye

Skin

Yes

No

Inhaled

Ingested

Others:


N/A

Others:

Remarks/Comments:

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AHK INTERNATIONAL

COSHH ASSESSMENT
Project:

Al Habtoor City

Date of Assessment:

626-Westin Hotel

Site:

05/06/2014

Reference no.

AHK-626-MSS-A-002

THE WORK ACTIVITY


Describe Work Activity:
Possible route of entry

Screed & Waterproofing


Diluted

Undiluted


Who might be affected?

Staff

Worker

1-5

No. of People Exposed

Visitor

Public

6-10

Others:

Specify:

Others:

11-15

16-20

Others:

CONTROL MEASURES
Store Arrangement

Maximum. stored on site

Container should be stored tightly sealed in a dry place.

General use Area

Wash hand
after use

Two People
present

Ventilated
PPE
Area
Required

Special Precautions

Others:

Keep only in the original container in a cool, dry, well ventilated


place away from ignition sources, heat or flame. Protect from direct sunlight.

Hand
Gloves

Safety
Shoe

Dust
Mask

Face
Shield

Googles Respirator

Other

PPE Used:

EMERGENCY ARRANGEMENTS

First-Aid:

Arrangements

Skin

Wash immediately with plenty of water & soap.

Eyes

Wash affected eyes at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids open

Inhalation
Ingestion

After inhalation of aerosol/vapor has been inhaled, remove to fresh air.

Others
Spillage

If symptom persist/ seek for medical assistance.


Pick up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand earth & etc.)

Disposal

Do not discharge into drains/surface /groundwater.

Fire

Suitable fire extinguisher to be used, foam, water spray ,drypowder,C02.

Rinse mouth immediately and drink plenty of water. / seek medical attention

RISKRISK RATING
Severity

Insignificant

Likelihood

Rare

Risk Category

 Minor

Moderate

Major

Catastrophic

 Possible

Likely

Often

Frequent or almost certain

HIGH RISK

MEDIUM RISK

LOW RISK

Note: This Assessment to be kept for reference in the project. A copy of the relevant Material safety Data Sheet Should is
kept with Assessment. Depending on the risk category decide if extra training and control measures Required (You might
use a separate sheet for extra control measures). All the information to be communicated To all operatives in the toolbox
talks before commencement of the job.

Prepared &
Assessed By:

Reviewed &
Approved By:

HSE Officer

Project Manager
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1. Substance/preparation and company identification

PCI PRIMER GISOGRUND


Use: Product for construction chemicals

Company:
BASF SE
67056 Ludwigshafen
GERMANY
Operating Division Construction Chemicals
Telephone: +49 621 60-74354
Telefax number: +49 621 60-6674354
E-mail address: info.construction-chemicals@basf.com
Emergency information:
International emergency number:
Telephone: +49 180 2273-112

2. Hazard identification
No specific dangers known, if the regulations/notes for storage and handling are considered.

3. Composition/information on ingredients
Chemical nature
Aqueous dispersion based on: acrylic resin

4. First-aid measures
General advice:
First aid personnel should pay attention to their own safety. Remove contaminated clothing.

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If inhaled:
If difficulties occur after vapour/aerosol has been inhaled, remove to fresh air and seek medical
attention.
On skin contact:
After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water and soap. Under no circumstances
should organic solvent be used. If irritation develops, seek medical attention.
On contact with eyes:
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
On ingestion:
Rinse mouth immediately and then drink plenty of water, seek medical attention. Do not induce
vomiting unless told to by a poison control center or doctor.
Note to physician:
Treatment: Symptomatic treatment (decontamination, vital functions).

5. Fire-fighting measures
Suitable extinguishing media:
foam, water spray, dry extinguishing media, carbon dioxide
Unsuitable extinguishing media for safety reasons:
water jet
Specific hazards:
carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, harmful vapours, nitrogen oxides, fumes/smoke, carbon black
Special protective equipment:
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information:
The degree of risk is governed by the burning substance and the fire conditions. Contaminated
extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with official regulations.

6. Accidental release measures


Personal precautions:
Use personal protective clothing. Do not breathe vapour/aerosol/spray mists. Sources of ignition
should be kept well clear. Handle in accordance with good building materials hygiene and safety
practice.
Environmental precautions:
Contain contaminated water/firefighting water. Do not discharge into drains/surface
waters/groundwater.

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Methods for cleaning up or taking up:


For small amounts: Pick up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, earth etc.). Dispose of
contaminated material as prescribed.
For large amounts: Pump off product.

7. Handling and storage


Handling
Avoid aerosol formation. Avoid inhalation of mists/vapours. Avoid skin contact. No special measures
necessary provided product is used correctly.
Protection against fire and explosion:
No special precautions necessary.
Storage
Further information on storage conditions: Keep only in the original container in a cool, dry,
well-ventilated place away from ignition sources, heat or flame. Store protected against freezing.
Protect from direct sunlight.

8. Exposure controls and personal protection

Personal protective equipment


Respiratory protection:
Wear respiratory protection if ventilation is inadequate. Combination filter for gases/vapours of
organic, inorganic, acid inorganic and alkaline compounds (e.g. EN 14387 Type ABEK).
Hand protection:
impermeable gloves
rubber
Manufacturer's directions for use should be observed because of great diversity of types.
Eye protection:
Safety glasses with side-shields (frame goggles) (e.g. EN 166)
Body protection:
light protective clothing
General safety and hygiene measures:
In order to prevent contamination while handling, closed working clothes and working gloves should be
used. Handle in accordance with good building materials hygiene and safety practice. When using, do
not eat, drink or smoke. Hands and/or face should be washed before breaks and at the end of the shift.
At the end of the shift the skin should be cleaned and skin-care agents applied. Gloves must be
inspected regularly and prior to each use. Replace if necessary (e.g. pinhole leaks).

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9. Physical and chemical properties


Form:
Colour:
Odour:

liquid
dark blue
acrylic-like, faint odour

pH value:

8-9
(20 C)

Melting point:
approx. 0 C
Information on: water
solidification temperature: 0 C
---------------------------------Boiling point:
100 C
Information on: water
boiling temperature:
100 C
(1,000 hPa)
---------------------------------Flash point:
not applicable
Self-ignition temperature:
Explosion hazard:

not self-igniting
not explosive

Information on: water


Vapour pressure:

23 mbar
(20 C)
---------------------------------Density:
approx. 1.0 g/cm3
(20 C)
Miscibility with water:
miscible in all proportions

10. Stability and reactivity


Conditions to avoid:
See MSDS section 7 - Handling and storage.
Thermal decomposition:

No decomposition if stored and handled as


prescribed/indicated.

Substances to avoid:
strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents
Hazardous reactions:
The product is stable if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

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11. Toxicological information


Irritation
Primary skin irritation: non-irritant
Primary irritations of the mucous membrane:May cause slight irritation to the eyes.

Other relevant toxicity information


Based on our experience and the information available, no adverse health effects are expected if
handled as recommended with suitable precautions for designated uses.

12. Ecological information


Additional information
Other ecotoxicological advice:
The product should not be allowed to reach either sewage waters or water purification plants.

13. Disposal considerations


Observe national and local legal requirements.
Residues should be disposed of in the same manner as the substance/product.

Contaminated packaging:
Contaminated packaging should be emptied as far as possible; then it can be passed on for recycling
after being thoroughly cleaned.

14. Transport information


Land transport
ADR
Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations
RID
Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations
Inland waterway transport
ADNR
Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations

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Sea transport
IMDG
Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations

Air transport
IATA/ICAO
Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations

15. Regulatory information


Regulations of the European union (Labelling) / National legislation/Regulations
Directive 1999/45/EC ('Preparation Directive'):

The product does not require a hazard warning label in accordance with EC Directives.
Other regulations

16. Other information


Due to the merger of Degussa Construction chemicals and BASF Group all Material Safety Data
Sheets have been reassessed on the basis of consolidated information. This may have resulted in
changes of the Material Safety Data Sheets. In case you have questions concerning such changes
please contact us under the address mentioned in Section I.
Vertical lines in the left hand margin indicate an amendment from the previous version.
The data contained in this safety data sheet are based on our current knowledge and experience and
describe the product only with regard to safety requirements. The data do not describe the product's
properties (product specification). Neither should any agreed property nor the suitability of the product for
any specific purpose be deduced from the data contained in the safety data sheet. It is the responsibility of
the recipient of the product to ensure any proprietary rights and existing laws and legislation are observed.