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Prevention and Control of Hazards: Respiratory Protection Against Airborne Infe ...

What kind of respirator should health care workers use? One of the most common respirators used in health care facilities is the type N95 disposable respirator. If health care workers need to use a respirator then a respiratory protection program is necessary.

Chemicals and Materials: What are the Effects of Dust on the Lungs?

The air reaches the tiny air sacs (alveoli) in the inner part of the lungs with any dust particles that avoided the defenses in the nose and airways. However, in this OSH Answers document, we are only considering dust particles that cause fibrosis or allergic reactions in the lungs. Dust particles and dust-containing macrophages collect in the lung tissues, causing injury to the lungs.

Chemical Profiles: Sulfuric Acid

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. If product is transferred to another container, ensure new container is suitable for the product. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Painter

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 painters? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Landscaper

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 landscapers? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Cooks

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. Follow labels, and read the safety data sheet (SDS) for any hazardous product that you use and follow recommended safety precautions. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Fire Fighter

This summary focuses on the major job duties that most fire fighters (those fighting primarily structural fires) would have in common. What are some health and safety hazards associated with being a fire fighter? Are there any long-term health effects of being a fire fighter?

Pesticides: Pesticides - Re-entry Interval

The label on the pesticide container provides information on the re-entry intervals. For some pesticides, longer restricted intervals may be indicated on labels, and this interval must be followed. If several pesticides are applied at the same time, the longest re-entry interval should be followed.

Occupations and Workplaces: Glazier (Glass Worker)

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. Read the material safety data sheets for any hazardous products that you use and follow any recommended safety precautions. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Mechanic

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 mechanics? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Chemical Profiles: Toluene

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 toluene? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Chemical Profiles: Benzene

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 benzene? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Electrician

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 electricians? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Vibration: Vibration - Measurement, Control and Standards

A complete assessment of exposure to vibration requires the measurement of vibration acceleration in meters per second squared (m/s2). Vibration exposure direction is also important and is measured in defined directions. A typical vibration measurement system includes a device to sense the vibration (accelerometer), and an instrument to measure the level of vibration. The use of weighting networks gives a single number as a measure of vibration exposure and is expressed as the ...

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

Only one WHMIS 2015 hazard class uses the skull and crossbones pictogram – Acute toxicity. What are the hazards of products that have the skull and crossbones pictogram? A supplementary hazard statement is required if the product, upon contact with water, releases a gas that can cause acute toxicity.

Chemical Profiles: Xylene (mixed isomers)

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 xylene? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Chemical Profiles: Methane

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. Skin Protection: Always wear insulated protective clothing, if contact with refrigerated gas is possible. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Chemical Profiles: Chlorine

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. Direct contact with the liquefied gas can freeze the eye. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Chemicals and Materials: Wood Dust - Health Effects

NOTE: This document focuses on the health concerns associated with wood dust from untreated wood. Workers can also be exposed when the dust becomes airborne such as when removing dust from furniture, maintenance activities, or when cleaning equipment (e.g., emptying the bag from a dust extraction system or vacuum). While many species of trees have been associated with health effects, table 1 summarizes health effects from some common types of wood.

Landscaping: Landscaping - Pesticides - Precautions

Please see the OSH Answers series on Pesticides for more information about how to work safely with pesticides, first aid, labels, re-entry time, etc. Only use the pesticide for its specific purpose (e.g., only use pesticides indoors if specifically stated to be used indoors). Wear appropriate personal protective equipment and clothing when handling and spraying pesticide products.


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