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HazMat

Benzene Health Hazards and Workplace Exposure Limits

A basic overview of benzene safety awareness including health hazards, exposure limits, PPE requirements, fire protection and first aid procedures.

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HazMat

The Dangers of Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

It's critical that workers know about the hazardous materials in their work area like flammable liquids and compressed gas, so they can protect themselves.

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Carbon Monoxide
HazMat

When Carbon Monoxide Can Be a Real Threat to Workers

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. Make sure your crew knows what to do to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Lead Hazard Warning Tape
HazMat

Lead is Still a Workplace Health Hazard for Many Workers

The workplace may offer the greatest potential for lead exposure. More than 1.5 million workers are potentially exposed to lead as a result of their jobs.

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HazMat

When Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens is a Risk at Work

Any employee on clean-up duty or administering first aid has the opportunity to be exposed to bloodborne pathogens on the job. Understand the risks.

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Worker Using Portable Grinder to Cut Stone, Creating Dust in the Air
HazMat

Reduce Exposure to Silica Dust to Ensure the Safety of Workers

An exposure control plan must be part of the safety program for any organization that has employees that could potentially be exposed to silica dust.

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HazMat

Asbestos is Still a Job Hazard and Your Workers Need to Know

There are more than just physical hazards on construction sites. Most workers have heard of asbestos but may not understand why it should be a concern.

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