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Jan 24, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Latex Allergy

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/latexallergy/

Allergy to latex was first recognized in the late 1970s. Since then, it has become a major health concern as an increasing number of people in the work place have been affected.

Source: OSHA

Jan 24, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Occupational Latex Allergies

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/latex/

For some workers, exposures to latex may result in allergic reactions. Reports of such reactions have increased in recent years--especially among health care workers.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 24, 2017
Washington Department of Labor and Industries: Latex Allergy

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Topics/AtoZ/LatexAllergy/default.asp

This website provides prevention tips, resources and regulations related to latex exposure.

Source: WA Department L&I