Industrial Hygiene

Aldric Tinker | Tony Hii | Davis Chunggat | Rick Ling Wei Kiat | Yii Hung Kong

Issues to address
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What is Chemical Management? How do you organise chemical management? What laws are involved? How is the organisation?
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Who accesses? Who authorises? Who checks?

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Cradle-to-Grave Management
R&D

Disposal

Manufacturing

Useage

Distribution

Transportation
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Control Strategies
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Elimination
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Engineering
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Outright elimination of use Replace with less harmful alternatives Isolate storage
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Substitution
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Process reengineering Ventilation Fume cupboard Labeling & relabeling Training of employees Register of Chemicals Gloves Safety goggles

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Administrative Control
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Isolation
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PPE
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HIRARC
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Identify Hazards Assess risks Control risks
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At source At process At user Monitor

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Document Consult Train
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Laws involved
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OSHA 1994 OSH (CPL) Regulations 1997 ² Precautionary OSH (NADOOPOD) Regulations 2004 ² Poisonings OSH (CIMAH) Regulations 1996 ² Leaks and major accidents & hazards

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Organisation
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Industrial hygienist ²
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Advises company on best practices Monitors exposure Takes reasonable care Ensures worker complies with standard operating procedure

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Chemical Technician ²
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Supervisor ²
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Organisation
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Manager ²
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Incorporate safety as reasonably practicable, Reviews process regularly. Training, awareness, compliance with laws Liaises with experts to ensure programmes are updated Assists SHO in formulating training programmes, Checks compliance with policies.

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Safety & Health Officer ²
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Chemical engineer ²
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Organisation
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Procurement Officer ²
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Ensures proper recording Checks the products before accepting ² MSDS, labeling, condition & contact

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Failure to comply?
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License to operate revoked by DOSH; Civil and criminal litigation ² fines, law suits etc. Loss of life, limb or property Affects community Affects the environment Affects overall productivity and output Destroys reputation and brand Operating & recovery costs

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Conclusion
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All possible scenarios must be taken into consideration Limit discretion and update SOP Keep organisation updated/having access to industrial experts And«

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"Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, And Nobodyµ
This is a little story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody. There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it. Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it.

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"Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, And Nobodyµ
Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody's job. Everybody thought that Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn't do it. It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done

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Thank you
Wishing you the very best for your finals!

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