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Chlorine is a powerful disinfectant and bleaching agent. In both gas and liquid forms it is toxic and extremely dangerous. Exposure can result in death. Workers should take every precaution when working with or around chlorine. Tweet!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); How workers can be exposed Mainly used as a disinfectant,
Preventing environmental hazards is crucial to the success of any company regardless of the scale of operations or industry. The reduction and, if possible, elimination of workplace hazards serve a two-fold purpose. The first is to ensure the safety and protection of the employees working in your company. The second
Hazardous materials (hazmat) are any material that has properties that may result in risk or injury to health and/or destruction of life or facilities. Many hazardous materials (hazmat) do not have a taste or an odor. Some can be detected because they cause physical reactions such as watering eyes or
How to Layer Flame-Resistant Clothing (And When You Should Do It) Selecting and using flame-resistant (FR) clothing can be fairly simple. But when you add layering to the mix, it gets a lot more complex. That’s why we’ve created this mini-guide, which will help you understand why it’s beneficial to layer FR
Hazards exist in every workplace, but how do you know which ones have the most potential to harm workers? By identifying hazards at your workplace, you will be better prepared to control or eliminate them and prevent accidents, injuries, property damage and downtime. Firstly, a key step in any safety protocol
What Is Silica Dust and Silicosis? Dust is often overlooked as a potential workplace hazard. Unfortunately, dust contains harmful particles. When stone or concrete is cut, the particles floating through the air likely contain silica dust. This dust increases the risk of a variety of health issues, including silicosis.To remain
The statement “All injuries can be prevented” has been bandied around for decades. Some people even have added, “All injuries can and should be prevented.” In theory, these statements may be partially true. But in reality, millions and millions of injuries occur every day, in every corner of the world,