On 24 August 2023, a mandatory training requirement was established for all industrial and professional users of polyurethane foams, adhesives and sealants with a total monomeric diisocyanate concentration of more than 0.1%. For those who have not yet completed this training, Tegra state is providing free access to POINT, FOME FLEX, GUDFOR, Pplus product customers to do so without waiting so they can continue their work safely.
This training platform was developed by FEICA in collaboration with ISOPA, ALIPA, the diisocyanate industry associations, and is available in different EU languages. You can find it here.
Access code for the training: FEICA_21_C7.
If you need more detailed training, please contact us at +371 25 776 630
All professionals who complete the training and pass the test will receive a certificate valid for five years, allowing them to maintain their safety and achieve the best results with PU foam.
To ensure the safe use of isocyanates, this training programme covers a wide range of topics, including the health effects of isocyanates, the use of appropriate protective equipment, and many other relevant issues. The training programme is also in line with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) Regulation.
Even after completing this mandatory training and working with polyurethane products, it is important to:
- Work only in well-ventilated areas to minimise exposure to isocyanates
- Wear gloves, goggles and other protective equipment- Store the products in a cool, dry place protected from direct sunlight and heat
- Comply with the manufacturer’s technical and safety requirements