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.
The Standards and Technical Resources Section of Oregon OSHA produced this fact sheet to highlight our programs, policies, or standards. The information is from the field staff, research by the technical resources staff, and published materials.
This database provides information on solutions for solvent substitution as developed by the Toxics Use Reduction Institute at University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Exposure to solvents and other organic liquids is one of the most common chemical health risk at places of work. Most of the organic solvents are combustible, often highly volatile and extremely flammable and they should always be handled with care...
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Millions of workers are exposed to solvents on a daily basis. Health hazards associated with solvent exposure include toxicity to the nervous system, reproductive damage, liver and kidney damage, respiratory impairment, cancer, and dermatitis...
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