• Metalworking fluids can cause health problems such as infections and asthma. The fluids contain a variety of different chemicals...
  • Hepatitis B and C are bloodborne diseases that affect the liver. They can be transmitted from a single exposure...
  • Silica is one of the most common hazards on a worksite, particularly in the construction, oil and gas, manufacturing,...
  • Cigarette smoke contains at least 250 chemicals that cause cancer or are toxic. Many of these chemicals are already...
  • Cancer is caused by exposure to harmful materials and certain types of radiation. Workers in some jobs are at...
  • Each lab should conduct regular self-inspections of their areas to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and to...
  • Noise is present in many workplaces, but being exposed to too much can cause permanent and irreversible damage to...
  • Accidents happen. The official American Red Cross First Aid app puts expert advice for everyday emergencies in your hand....
  • Burns can be serious and even life-threatening. Though they often happen because of flames and hot materials, corrosive substances...
  • Sprains and strains are among the most common injuries for many workers. They can arise from a number of incident...
  • Cold waters poses a danger to those working on or near them. Workers who could fall into cold water...
  • As mould grows, it releases airborne spores and fragments of hyphe (filaments) that can affect a worker's health. People with allergies,...