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Chemical Profiles: Ammonia

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. A large and intense energy source is necessary to ignite ammonia gas. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Shipping & Receiving

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. These activities are often done in a warehouse where a wide variety of health and safety concerns can be present because of the work that is done as well as the materials stored in the warehouse. What are some health and safety hazards associated with being a shipper/receiver?

Garages: Garages - Work Practices

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Report any safety hazards and remove any defective tools or equipment from service. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Health and Safety Programs: Inspection Checklists - Sample Checklist for Manufac ...

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Â Â Â Tools and Machinery Are manufacturers' manuals kept for all tools and machinery? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Diseases, Disorders and Injuries: Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (Extrinsic Allerg ...

The term hypersensitivity pneumonitis (also known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis) refers to a group of lung diseases in which your lungs become inflamed as an allergic reaction resulting from exposure to dusts of animal and vegetable origin. Examples of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Disease Exposure Preventive Maintenance Air conditioner / humidifier lung Humidifier water Maintenance of air and water handling systems. Wheat weevil lung / Miller’s lung Mouldy grain, flour, dust See "...

Physical Agents: Noise - Control Measures

Engineering modifications, those changes that affect the source or the path of the sound, are the preferred methods of noise control in already established workplaces where noise protection was not factored in at the design stage. Acoustic barriers are panels made of sound absorbing material which are placed between the source of noise and the worker. The sound level of a noise source placed near hard reflective surfaces increases with 3 dB for each surface.

Chemicals and Materials: Metalworking Fluids

Soluble Oils (emulsifiable oils): This category contains 30 to 85 percent severely refined petroleum oils, as well as emulsifiers to disperse the oil in water. Other sources of contamination include "tramp" oil - oil used for lubrication of the machines, such as hydraulic oil, gear box oil, and other lubricants. Unrefined mineral oils and contact with exposed skin (including oil soaked clothing and especially oily rags kept in pockets, which caused cancer of scrotum).

Diseases, Disorders and Injuries: Beryllium - Health Effects

According to NIOSH (the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2011), "workers exposed to particles, fumes, mists and solutions from beryllium-containing materials may develop beryllium sensitization or chronic beryllium disease, a potentially disabling or even fatal respiratory disease. NIOSH reports that occurrence of acute beryllium disease is now considered rare as long as protections are in place to control worker exposure to beryllium. A blood test called beryllium ...

How to Work Safely with: How to Work Safely with - Hazardous Products using the ...

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. This pictogram is used by one hazard class in the physical hazards group and two hazard classes in the health hazards group. What are the hazards of products that have the corrosion pictogram?

Chemical Profiles: Methylene Chloride

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are fire hazards and extinguishing media for methylene chloride? What are the stability and reactivity hazards of methylene chloride?

Chemical Profiles: Ethylene Oxide

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are the potential health effects of ethylene oxide? What are fire hazards and extinguishing media for ethylene oxide?

Chemical Profiles: Propane

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are fire hazards and extinguishing media for propane? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

How to Work Safely with: How to Work Safely with - Hazardous Products using the ...

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are the hazards of products that have the exploding bomb pictogram? Are there other hazards associated with products that have the flame over circle pictogram?

Health and Safety Programs: Fire Protection

A fire safety plan is a detailed document that covers all aspects of fire safety for a specific building or property. Fire Protection Measures Fire safety plan, and fire protection systems Examples Does the fire safety plan include, at minimum, the following items? Fire doors/exits, Lighting  Are emergency exits and fire extinguishers accessible?

Occupations and Workplaces: Farmer

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are some health and safety issues for farmers? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Physical Agents: Laser Plumes - Health Care Facilities

Are there any health hazards associated with laser plumes? The CSA Standard Z386-14 "Safe Use of Lasers in Health Care" specifies that facilities using lasers shall have a laser safety officer (LSO) and a laser safety committee (LSC) to perform risk assessments, and to ensure that laser safety policies and procedures are developed, implemented and maintained. The OSH Answers document Lasers - Health Care Facilities has additional information on laser safety programs, LSOs and LSCs.

Legislation: OH&S Legislation in Canada - Basic Responsibilities

Right to participate in the workplace health and safety activities through the Health and Safety Committee (HSC) or as a worker health and safety representative. Establish and maintain a health and safety committee, or cause workers to select at least one health and safety representative. The legislation holds employers responsible to protect employee health and safety.

Diseases, Disorders and Injuries: Occupational Cancer

Occupational cancer is cancer that is caused wholly or partly by exposure to a carcinogen at work. Reducing exposure will reduce your risk of developing cancer from exposure to a carcinogen. Potency of the carcinogen (some carcinogens cause cancer if there is exposure to even a very small amount, while others may require intense exposure over many years).

How to Work Safely with: How to Work Safely with - Hazardous Products using the ...

The “o” is for oxygen and the flames indicate that hazardous products with this pictogram present a fire or explosion hazard if they are not stored and handled properly. What are the hazards of products that have the flame over circle pictogram? The flame over circle pictogram is only used for hazardous products that are oxidizing solids, liquids or gases.

Landscaping: Landscaping - General

Train workers to ensure that they understand all of the job hazards and can handle tools and equipment safely. Inspect your tools daily - make sure that tools are in good repair. The OSH Answers document Powered Hand Tools - Basic Safety for Electric Tools has additional information.


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