Acid and Bases
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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