Acids and Bases
Safe Handling Practices
The following is the manual used to train cleanroom personnel about handling and storing acids.
Effects of Skin Contact with Chemicals: Guidance for Occupational Health Professionals and Employershttp://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2011-200/
Chemical exposure in the workplace is a significant problem in the United States. More than 13 million workers in the United States are potentially exposed to chemicals via the skin.
Where employees handle substances that could injure their eyes or get onto their bodies, eyewash stations or showers (or both) must be provided as detailed in this Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus.
A Guide to Working with Corrosive Substances discusses precautions that can prevent serious health risks to workers due to exposure to corrosives. This 30- page guide was prepared by the N.C. Department of Labor.