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Occupational Hydrofluoric Acid Injury from Car and Truck Washing — Washington State, 2001–2013
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.
National Funeral Directors Association: Formaldehyde Best Management Practices
NFDA issues these Formaldehyde Best Management Practices (BMPs) at a time when there are continuing appraisals about the health hazards associated with formaldehyde.
Medical Management Guidelines for Formaldehyde
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.
Oregon OSHA Hazard Alert: Hydrofluoric (HF) acid in commercial cleaners for vehicles
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
Haz-Map Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents – Sulfuric Acid
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.
Hazardous Substance Fact Sheet – Sulfuric Acid
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.