Acid and Bases

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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

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

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

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

Sep 01, 2010
NIOSH Workplace Safety & Health Topics: Skin Exposures and Effects

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/skin/?s_cid=3ni7d2fb0092120121100am

Dermal exposure to hazardous agents can result in a variety of occupational diseases and disorders, including occupational skin diseases (OSD) and systemic toxicity.

Source: NIOSH

Apr 01, 2009
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Sodium Hydroxide

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/sodium-hydroxide/

This topic page provides links to various databases and documents addressing sodium hydroxide.

Source: NIOSH

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