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Work-Related Asthma and You: Preventing Work-related Asthma in the Auto Parts Manufacturing and Foam and Expanded Plastic Industries
This booklet is designed to help employers and workers in your industries: recognize work-related asthma; put in place general strategies that both employers and workers can use, and more.
Isocyanates in the workplace: Exposure, effects and control
The health effects of isocyanate exposure include occupational asthma; skin irritation (dermatitis); irritation to the mucous membranes, eyes, nose and throat; gastrointestinal irritation; chemical bronchitis; and pneumonitis.
Preventing Asthma and Death from MDI Exposure During Spray-on Truck Bed Liner and Related Applications
This Alert summarizes four case reports: one death and several incidents of asthma or other respiratory disease following exposure to MDI during spray-on truck bed lining operations.