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Pool Chemical Safety from CA Dept Public Health
Chemicals used to clean and disinfect pools can be hazardous. Common problems include eye damage, difficulty breathing such as from asthma, and skin burns. Resources on this page can help workers, employers, and pool operators prevent pool injuries and illnesses.
Work-Related Asthma Prevention Program
Access material from California Department of Public Health on work-related asthma including worker fact sheets and booklets in various languages.
MMWR: Asthma Mortality Among Persons Aged 15–64 Years, by Industry and Occupation — United States, 1999–2016
This CDC Morbidity and Mortality Report describes deaths related to asthma between 1999-2016 and as related to work factors and industries.
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.
Asthma in the Workplace: Information and prevention - 7 summary fact sheets
The IRSST has just published a fact sheet presenting these two respiratory diseases in a general way as well as six other fact sheets that present the risk factors more specifically, and propose means of protection adapted to six occupational environments, all newly available in English.
Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (EPR-3)
The EPR 3 Guidelines on Asthma was developed by an expert panel commissioned by the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) Coordinating Committee (CC), coordinated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health.
Washington State Department of Labor and Industrial: Occupational Health Surveillance -Asthma
The purpose of this system is to identify patterns and trends that can be used to reduce, through prevention, the occupational risks associated with work-related asthma.
Source: WA Department L&I
Washington SHARP Asthma Publications
Washington Department of Labor and Industries SHARP program provides many publications related to Occupational Asthma, including guides targeted to specific agents.
Source: WA Department L&I
Fragrances Can Cause or Trigger Work-related Asthma
The Work-Related Asthma Prevention Program (WRAPP) of the California Department of Public Health is releasing new fact sheets on fragrances and work-related asthma for May, Asthma Awareness Month.