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Diseases, Disorders and Injuries: Occupations or Occupational Groups Associated ...

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 examples of occupational exposures that have been associated with exposure to carcinogens? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Dangerously Reactive Liquids and Solids: Dangerously Reactive Liquids and Solids ...

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. When water contacts thionyl chloride or sulphuryl chloride, they decompose rapidly giving off sulphur dioxide gas and hydrogen chloride gas. Highly reactive chemicals may undergo vigorous, uncontrolled reactions that can cause an explosion or a fire, or rupture sealed reaction vessels or storage containers.

Health Promotion / Wellness / Psychosocial: Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS): G ...

Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) refers to exposure to tobacco smoke - not from your smoking, but from being exposed to someone else's cigarette, cigar, or pipe smoke. Since some chemicals are favoured by this incomplete burning, undiluted sidestream smoke contains higher concentrations of several chemicals than the mainstream smoke inhaled by the smoker. This finding implies that cigarette smoke that becomes adsorbed onto the clothing of smokers (third hand smoke) pose a similar risk to ...

Very Toxic Materials: Very Toxic Materials - Hazards

To prevent the possibility of adverse health effects from exposure to very toxic materials, it is important to understand the potential hazards and how to protect yourself. Very toxic materials are capable of causing serious and significant health effects in an exposed individual, including death. Very toxic materials cause serious health effects by damaging critical body systems.

Legislation: WHMIS 1988 - Classification

The material may be a solid, liquid or gas which makes up the different divisions that fall under this class. Most D-1 materials will also cause longer term effects as well (those effects that are not noticed for months or years). The symbol for materials causing other toxic effects looks like a "T" with an exclamation point "!

Organic Peroxides: Organic Peroxides - Hazards

Organic peroxides and mixtures containing an organic peroxide are often referred to by these terms. We use the term "organic peroxide" to refer to both undiluted and diluted organic peroxides, unless otherwise specified. An example of an organic peroxide is methyl ethyl ketone peroxide (also known as 2-butanone peroxide, ethyl methyl ketone peroxide, or MEKP).


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