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This patient support community is for discussions relating to occupational health & safety, blood borne exposures (needle sticks), chemical spills exposure, confined spaces, ergonomics, fire safety and exposure, industrial hygiene, hazardous material handling and shipping, indoor air quality, workplace injuries, noise-induced hearing loss, occupational asthma, personal protective equipment, safe lifting techniques, and workers compensation.
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One of our grocery stores has Spectracide within 20 feet for the raw vegetables and fruits. Is it safe? Many of them are not in plastic...
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Approximately a year and a half ago my boyfriend had a light fixture in our room with 4 medium sized cfl's plugged in. The cord supportin...
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Greetings. For quite some time now I have been trying to get an answer to the following question: Are there any long term effects (1+ yea...
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Hi, I was significantly exposed to asbestos (loose fibers from demolition works) last weekend (for the second time in about a year). I...
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Due to changes in a building I live in, my floor now has a subtle vibration that my feet sometimes feel and my body definitely feels. So...
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My grandfather went to a lab to get bloodwork and the phlebotomist was in a hurry and going from patient to patient, even handling a urin...
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I live in an apartment building that has been painting the hallways for 2 weeks. I've had headaches from the paint fumes. Today the paint...
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I had to leave work for a few days due to becoming ill from paint they used, it was mercury paint corp,double gloss industrial grade.sinc...
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i was prick by a needle of a glucomter of the patient and some blood come out but before that she was able to disinfect it with alcohol s...
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i was prick by a needle of a glucomter of the patient and some blood come out but before that she was able to disinfect it with alcohol s...
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Hi. Im in high school right now and im looking for colleges that would Best fit me after i graduate . I know that I want to become an O...
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Hello, I am a healthcare professional and looking for your honest opinions/advice on my risk assesment. your thoughts/advice are truth...
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We live in a duplex and the neighbor is finishing his basement. He used a spray painter to prime the drywall. The smell in our house is v...
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Dr. Parks, I am writing a new post as there was no way to replay to your previous resaponse. Old Name Nar70 I previously wrote" on sep...
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My office has been going through renovations since mid January. I was bothered buy dust and such immediately which made sense but about ...
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I was sleeping on memory foam for about 2 weeks. The chemical smell of it was almost unbearable . after a few days I had a scratchy thro...
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Hello, I have a question about risk of HIV or HCV infection. If a venepuncture/buffterfly (i.e. hollow) needle scratches you such that...
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I am a 28 year old paramedic student. During a er clinical I gave a 57 yo male pt an injection with a 25 Guage needle. He was in for pro...
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Yesterday I got home and opened the cupboard to find it smelling strongly of bug spray. We've had pantry months and I found out Mum got f...
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When she picked it up and hold it, she pointed upward toward my direction and accidentally flashed at my my face at arms length before th...
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