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Metalworking fluids can cause health problems such as infections and asthma. The fluids contain a variety of different chemicals and oils and may be full of bacteria. Workers could inhale vapours or get fluid on their skin. Practising good hygiene will help protect workers from exposure to metalworking fluids. [xt_networks
Work-related stress is one of the most important issues in many countries and in different kinds of workplaces. Stress has many negative impacts, including circulatory and gastrointestinal diseases, other physical problems, psychosomatic and psychosocial problems, and low productivity. Increasing emphasis is being placed on improving working conditions and work organization
Hepatitis B and C are bloodborne diseases that affect the liver. They can be transmitted from a single exposure to infected body fluids or an injury from a sharp, like a needle or scalpel. [xt_networks title="Follow Us" force_original_colors="yes"] Workers at high risk include: Hospital workers First responders Medical laboratory technicians
Welding safety checklists are tools used to ensure the safety of workers throughout the entire welding cutting and brazing process. Welding checklists can help ensure compliance with wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and be used for welding equipment and machinery inspections. They can also be used when performing site
Workplace inspections are an opportunity to identify hazards and assess risk in your workplace on an ongoing basis. As part of a proactive injury-prevention process, inspections reveal the current state of your workplace and any activities that you can see. Workplace inspections can help you identify hazards and prevent unsafe
Environmental Chemistry is a relatively young science. Interest in this subject, however, is growing very rapidly and, although no agreement has been reached as yet about the exact content and limits of this interdisciplinary discipline, there appears to be increasing interest in seeing environmental topics which are based on chemistry