Janitors and Custodians

Chemical Information

Date Added Resource Source
Jul 2012

Protecting Workers Who Use Cleaning Chemicals

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2012-126/

This INFOSHEET provides information to employers on practices to help keep workers safe when working with cleaning chemicals, including green cleaning products.

(NIOSH)
Apr 2011

Janitorial Products: Pollution Prevention Project

http://wsppn.org/studies/janitorial/

This Janitorial Pollution Prevention Project, provides factsheets, tools and other information pertinent to safe use of cleaning products.

(WSPPN)
Feb 2011

Cleaning Products and Work-Related Asthma (PDF)

http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/ohsep/Documents/WRA-CleaningProd.pdf

This fact sheet, provided by California Department of Public Health, addresses how cleaning products can cause or trigger work-related asthma. Employers should make sure the safest products and practices are used in the workplace so that people do not get asthma from work.

(CDPH)
Nov 2006

Asthma & Cleaning Products - What Workers Need to Know (PDF)

http://www.state.nj.us/health/eoh/survweb/wra/documents/wra_cleaning_products.pdf

This brochure provides information to workers about asthma warning signs and how to avoid getting sick from using cleaning products.

(New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services)
Dec 2005

OR-OSHA Hazard Alert - Carbon monoxide poisoning from an internal combusion engine (PDF)

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/external/osha/pdf/hazards/2993_11-2005_carbon-mon.pdf

This information applies to any device that produces carbon monoxide. Examples are heaters, generators, sprayers, pressure washers, drywall equipment, forklifts, and anything else with an internal combustion engine or that burns a petroleum fuel, gas, wood or coal.

(Oregon OSHA)
Jul 2003

Household Products Database

http://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/

What's under your kitchen sink, in your garage, in your bathroom, and on the shelves in your laundry room? Do these household products pose a potential health risk to you and your family?

(NLM)
Jan 2003

OREGON Poison Center

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/outreach/oregon-poison-center/?WT_rank=1

A 24-hour poison emergency information resource for health care professionals and the public throughout the state of Oregon. For a Poison Emergency, call 1-800-222-1222

(OHSU)

Also see Databases

Also see HazCom, GHS & SDS's

Also see Toxicology and Env. Health Resources