Acid and Bases

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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