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Forms of Hazardous Chemicals

Forms of Hazardous Chemicals

You might think that the chemicals which apply to the rule are those in liquid, gas or particulate form. But, the standard's definition of "chemical" is much broader than...
Hazardous Substances and Chemicals

Hazardous Substances and Chemicals

Hazardous Substances and Chemicals OSHA has defined the term "substances" as chemical elements and their compounds in the natural state or obtained by any production process, including any additive necessary...
Why Workers Don't Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Why Workers Don’t Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?

You would imagine anyone in their sound mind would willingly wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when performing the dangerous tasks or activities. However, plenty of the workers don’t. They...
Emergency Equipment & Safety Equipment For Chemical Safety

Emergency Equipment & Safety Equipment For Chemical Safety

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Emergency Equipment & Safety Equipment For Chemical Safety A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace that uses, handles, generates or stores hazardous chemicals must ensure that equipment...
Controlling Risks From Compressed Gases

Controlling Risks From Compressed Gases

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Compressed Gases Safety Key considerations for safe storage and handling of gas cylinders include: Maintaining and regularly checking cylinders, regulators, hoses and pipes to cylinders to ensure that there are...
The Hierarchy Of Control For Chemical Safety

The Hierarchy Of Control For Chemical Safety

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Hierarchy Of Control For Chemical Safety There are a number of ways to control the risks associated with hazardous chemicals. Some control measures are more effective than others. Control measures...
Factors Affecting Fire And Explosion Risks – Chemical Safety

Factors Affecting Fire And Explosion Risks – Chemical Safety

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Factors Affecting Fire And Explosion Risks  The following physical and chemical characteristics of materials can influence the level of risk of a fire or explosion occurs. Form and physical state The form...
How To Assess Physicochemical Risks

How To Assess Physicochemical Risks

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The assessment of physicochemical risks in the workplace is different in many respects from that needed when assessing health risks. Whereas health risks arise from the interaction of people...
Things To Consider In Assessing Health Risks Of Chemicals

Things To Consider In Assessing Health Risks Of Chemicals

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Assessing Health Risks Of Chemicals The assessment of health risks from hazardous chemicals involves gaining an understanding of the situations where people can be exposed to, or come into contact...

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