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1 Database for Chemical Substances and Preparations Dr Tasoula Kyprianidou-Leontidou Labour Inspection Officer Department of Labour Inspection Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance

2 Program LIFE TCY98/CY/167 Work Package 1 Design of a detailed source inventory and preparation of a National Profile for Risk Management of Chemicals

3 WP1.1 OBJECTIVES Development of a Procedure for Monitoring, Assessment and Control of Chemical Substances and Preparations Monitoring of chemical substances and preparations (E.U. Legislation) Activities related to these chemicals Development of a questionnaire Design and implementation of a database Analysis of the collected data for risk management at national level

4 QUESTIONNAIRE´S STRUCTURE AND CONTENT INSTRUCTIONS QUESTIONNAIRE´S MAIN BODY REQUIRED INFORMATION: ENTERPRISE EXISTING CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES (IUPAC Name, Characteristic numbers, safety information, quantities, supplier) EXISTING PREPARATIONS (Name, composition, safety information, quantities, supplier) MSDS

5 DATA COLLECTION Questionnaires mailed to private and public enterprises Mailing list- Information from various organisations (Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Cyprus Employers´ and Industrialists´ Federation etc.) Visits to selected enterprises. Reminding telephone calls 58~15% return rate 58 positive replies ( ~15% return rate)

6 DATABASE DESIGN Software development (Chemical Safety Company ) (Chemical Safety Company ) Technical details (Department of Labour Inspection) Functional & Efficient Database

7 Structure of Database 3 Different Screens 3 Different Screens Identity of Chemical General Information Enterprise IUPAC, Greek, English names CAS, EC, UN numbers Composition of Preparation Hazard symbol Risk/Safety phrases NameAddressDistrictOwner Person Responsible for Health and Safety Issues Use of Chemical Quantitative information on Import, Export, Production and Use Storage address Supplier

8 Use of Database ´s Information Functional and Multifunctional search Common name Greek name CAS number EC number Hazard symbol Risk Phrases Safety Phrases Supplier Name of Enterprise District Combine one or more parameters

9 Applications Geographical distribution of Chemicals Geographical distribution of Chemicals Specific Information on Industrial and other workplaces Specific Information on Industrial and other workplaces Collaboration with other governmental or municipal authorities (e.g. fire brigade, customs etc.) Collaboration with other governmental or municipal authorities (e.g. fire brigade, customs etc.) A powerful tool for the implementation of Health & Safety and Dangerous Substances Legislation A powerful tool for the implementation of Health & Safety and Dangerous Substances Legislation

10 Necessary Future Actions Enrichment of Inventory Follow-up of data Link Inventory to the Departments Computerized system(FIS)


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