Information for employers about powder coating: A health and safety solution

How to reduce or eliminate the workplace health and safety risks of powder coating.

Published: 01 Jun 2017
File type: PDF
File size: 192.62 kB
Length: 2 pages
Reading level: Medium

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