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					 Mirfield Groundworks Ltd




 COSHH Assessment Primer Paint (Leaded)
                                                                                  No: 024




Location:                                               Date of Assessment/Review:
Workshop and sites.
Substance: Quick Drying Primer Paint containing         Product Name:
lead chromate, check label on can.                      Supplier:
Hazardous Content:                                          Classification:          LTEL:
Lead Chromate < 20%                                                                  Lead 0.15 mg/m3
Xylenes >40 < 60 %                                      TOXIC: FLAMMABLE:            Xylene 441 mg/m3
                                                         HARMFUL: IRRITANT.          STEL: Xylene
                                                                                     662mg/m3
Description: Quick Drying Anti-corrosive Matt Finish    Persons at Risk:
Paint – Viscous liquid.                                 Painters, Operatives
How is Substance Supplied:                              Storage:
5 litre cans                                            In a flammable liquid Store.
                                                        Small quantities – in a cool, well ventilated, secure
                                                        place away from sources of heat and direct sunlight.
How is the Substance Used:                              Precautions to be Taken:
Applied by brush and spray to plant and equipment       When spraying:
as abase coat for enamel paint.                         Avoid eye and skin contact.
                                                        Provide adequate forced ventilation to remove air
Spillage & Disposal:                                    borne mist from spray.
Soak up spillage with non-combustible material and      Wear suitable respirator.
place in a suitable container for disposal as special   Cover exposed skin
waste. Do not allow to enter drains or water courses.   Use suitable barrier cream on exposed skin
                                                        Wear suitable eye protection
                                                        When Brushing:
                                                        Avoid eye and skin contact
                                                        Use in well-ventilated area.
                                                        Avoid breathing fumes
                                                        Wear eye protection where risk of splashing.
                                                        Barrier cream is recommended for exposed skin.
PPE Requirement:                                        Risks:
Non permeable gloves                                    Harmful by inhalation and contact with skin.
Long sleeved overalls                                   Flammable
Respirator with double combination canisters            May cause harm to unborn child
Safety helmet.                                          Danger of cumulative effects.
Goggles                                                 Possible risk of impaired fertility
Light Eye Protection (LEP) – when brushing              Possible risk of irreversible effects
                                                        In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek
                                                        medical advice immediately.
                                                        Do not breathe vapours or spray.
                                                        Contains lead – should not be used on surfaces
                                                        likely to be chewed or swallowed.


                                                                                       COSHH024/2008
 Mirfield Groundworks Ltd




 COSHH Assessment Primer Paint (Leaded)
                                                                              No: 024




First Aid: CONTACT WITH:                           Fire:
EYES – Wash with clean water for min 10 minutes.   Extinguishers – CO2, Powder, Foam, Sand
SKIN – Wash with soap and water, do not use        Do not use water.
solvents.                                          Fire will produce dense toxic smoke containing
INHALATION – Remove to fresh air.                  hazardous products of combustion. Full BA is
INGESTION – Keep at rest, do not induce vomiting   required.
After any of the above, seek immediate medical
attention.
                                                   N.B. - If the product is used in a manner different
ASSESSMENT OF RISK:         LOW                    from the one described above, a separate risk
When used in accordance with this assessment.      assessment will be needed.




                                                                                   COSHH024/2008

				
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