Guide to handling isocyanates
Use this guide to manage the risks of isocyanates at your workplace.
Isocyanates are hazardous chemicals used in manufacturing materials, like:
- polyurethane foams
Isocyanates in the workplace can create serious risks to workers’ health and safety. Workers exposed to isocyanates can develop a range of short- and long-term health problems.
This guide has information on how to minimise exposure and protect workers from isocyanates during the manufacture, storage, handling, generation and use of these chemicals.