Personnel in pharmaceutical/ chemical manufacturing firms, particularly those who are exposed to a variety of chemicals, require safety while handling hazardous substances.
There are a number of chemicals and substances that are extremely dangerous which are referred to as Highly Potent Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (HPAPIs). They have the potential to impact the operators’ health in numerous ways.
Containment systems are an effective way for increasing safety and limiting or eliminating personnel exposure to harmful compounds.
HPAPIs are classified into control bands (OEB) based on their potency, and occupational exposure limits (OEL) are used as a classification measure.
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