Safe Handling Practices

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Dec 01, 2016
Acid Safety Manual: Handling and storing acids

http://www.cleanroom.byu.edu/acid_safety.phtml

The following is the manual used to train cleanroom personnel about handling and storing acids.

Source: BYU

Jan 01, 2012
Effects of Skin Contact with Chemicals: Guidance for Occupational Health Professionals and Employers

http://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.

Source: NIOSH

Oct 01, 2005
A Guide to Working with Corrosive Substances

http://www.nclabor.com/osha/etta/indguide/ig30.pdf

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.

Source: NC-DOL

Oct 01, 2005
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus – Eyewash and Safety Showers

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/factsheets/fs02.pdf

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.

Source: Oregon OSHA