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Diseases, Disorders and Injuries: Cancer Sites Associated with Occupational Expo ...

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. It represents associations that have been reported in literature between certain types of cancer and specific carcinogen exposures. 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: 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.

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 ...

Safety Hazards: Battery Charging

The two primary risks are from hydrogen gas formed when the battery is being charged and the sulfuric acid in the battery fluid. For general safety precautions when working with batteries, please see the OSH Answers Garages - Batteries which covers automotive vehicle sized batteries. Depending on the metal alloy composition in lead-acid batteries, a battery being charged can generate two highly toxic by-products.

Chemicals and Materials: Endocrine Disruptors

What distinguishes endocrine glands from other glands is that endocrine glands secrete certain chemicals called hormones and other glands produce other chemicals or fluids; for example, lacrimal glands secrete tears, salivary glands produce saliva, and sweat glands produce sweat. (Source: Endocrine Disruptors Update, 2000, Environment Canada, and Endocrine Disruptors and Asthma-Associated Chemicals in Consumer Products. What are some possible health effects from exposure to endocrine ...


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