Common Acids

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Sep 01, 2015
Occupational Safety for the Death Care Industry

http://OSHA.oregon.gov/oshapubs/4989.pdf

This publication was developed with the Oregon Mortuary and Cemetery Board to emphasize industry hazards, provide recommendations and highlight related Oregon OSHA standards.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Aug 01, 2015
Occupational Hydrofluoric Acid Injury from Car and Truck Washing — Washington State, 2001–2013

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6432a4.htm

The death of a truck wash worker from ingestion of an HF-based wash product and 48 occupational HF burn cases associated with car and truck washing in Washington State during 2001–2013 are summarized in this report.

Source: CDC

May 01, 2011
National Funeral Directors Association: Formaldehyde Best Management Practices

http://www.nfda.org/additional-tools-embalming/1749-formaldehyde-best-management-practices.html

NFDA issues these Formaldehyde Best Management Practices (BMPs) at a time when there are continuing appraisals about the health hazards associated with formaldehyde.

Source: NFDA

Sep 01, 2010
Medical Management Guidelines for Formaldehyde

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/mmg/mmg.asp?id=216&tid=39

Medical Management Guidelines for Formaldehyde, provided by the Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry, are intended for use by physicians and others treating patients exposed to this substance.

Source: ATSDR

Apr 01, 2009
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Sulfuric Acid

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/sulfuric-acid/

This topic page provides links to various databases and documents addressing sulfuric acid.

Source: NIOSH

Apr 01, 2009
Oregon OSHA Hazard Alert: Hydrofluoric (HF) acid in commercial cleaners for vehicles

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/hazard/2993-22.pdf

Employers use hydrofluoric (HF) acid, in significant quantities, in a number of common commercial cleaners. Specifically, in wax removers for cleaning farm equipment, spoke wheels, and walls inside drive-through car washes.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Nov 01, 2005
Honeywell Hydrofluoric Acid

https://www.honeywell-hfacid.com/

This site provides access through it's search mechanism to numerous documents on hydrofluoric acid, including information on medical testing and first aid treatment.

Source: Honeywell

Oct 01, 2005
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards – Sulfuric Acid

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/npgd0577.html

The NPG is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals.

Source: NIOSH

Oct 01, 2005
Haz-Map Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents – Sulfuric Acid

http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/category-details?id=635&table=copytblagents

Haz-Map® (Copyright © 2000-2002) is an occupational toxicology database designed to link jobs to hazardous job tasks which are linked to occupational diseases and their symptoms.

Source: NLM

Oct 01, 2005
Hazardous Substance Fact Sheet – Sulfuric Acid

http://www.state.nj.us/health/eoh/rtkweb/documents/fs/1761.pdf

This six page Right to Know Hazardous Substance fact sheet provided by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services addresses basic information on hazard identification, workplace exposure, symptoms of overexposure and more.

Source: NJ Dept. Health and Senior Services