What it contains

Some powder coatings used in workplaces contain triglycidyl isocyanurate (TGIC) which can damage a worker’s health. This health and safety solution outlines employers’ duties to use TGIC-free powders or reduce the health risks of using powders containing TGIC. It explains:

  • safer working systems when using TGIC-containing powders
  • suitable risk controls
  • safer equipment cleaning and maintenance systems
  • employees’ responsibilities when using TGIC-containing powders
  • safe use and maintenance of personal protective equipment
  • how to minimise the risk of ignition or explosion