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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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Pacha05Aug 02, 2011
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By Pacha05 Blank
Hi im 24 and my job involves alot of typing mainly on the number pad. Iv worked there for 4 yrs but about 2 months ag...
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tx1980Nov 11, 2011
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Hello...had a question. A few years back I had a brief exposure to asbestos (had no idea at the time it was asbestos,...
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By tx1980 Blank
I sand blasted and painted for 3 yrs.I have been having night sweats,chest pains,flu like symptoms for 4 months I hav...
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bluebuttrfliOct 10, 2011
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By Lindih63 Blank
We painted a couple of rooms in the house with semi gloss in April. My mother got very ill and started sleeping outsi...
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caregiver222Sep 30, 2011
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By maddy107 Blank
i was struck on the forehead heavily by a metal bar at work causing a few small cuts and 2 large ones yesterday. Sinc...
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JGF25Sep 21, 2011
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By MCat1978 Blank
My 82 yr old grandfather was in an accident last week, which most likely wasn't his fault, turning left at a green li...
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BrandywinneAug 05, 2011
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By stubby226 Blank
I was stuck with a needle several years ago. Subsequently contacted HEP C and HIV. Since that time I have been on ...
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By lisaduloc Blank
Excuse me if this is not the correct forum. I am interested in learning about areas to live that are easier on folks...
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DylanGApr 07, 2011
caregiver222Mar 31, 2011
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By DylanG Blank
I'm not sure if this is a big concern or not, but - while rearranging items on my desk in my bedroom - I discovered a...
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kev543Mar 21, 2011
caregiver222Feb 10, 2011
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By Steven595 Blank
my grandson have started the apprenticeship with TAFE as painter. The paint fumes he is going to inhale on daily bas...
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Mrsmonroe88Mar 20, 2011
Dave_OD14Mar 15, 2011
sara_eagleMar 12, 2011
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By Mrsmonroe88 Blank
My fiancé has recently decided to become a medical lab tech. I have germaphobia and am having a hard time dealing wi...
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caregiver222Mar 09, 2011
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By J92A Blank
About 6 days ago I woke up unable to breathe due to my asthma. This has never happened before but after taking my inh...
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M_PounceJan 27, 2011
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hy . my name is ajay kumar , iand i am from birmingham , uk , working as a chef .last 7 year .last couple of 8 mont...
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By gmello Blank
If the fumes from a fryer coats everything in a kitchen with grease than what is it doing to our lungs when we breat...
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By poldodog Blank
hi ive been off work for some 4 months now with suspected icocyanate poisoning caused by a leaking air fed mask i,...
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By hope361 Blank
How quickly and how much are solvents absorbed through the skin and into the body? Is absorbing solvents and other ...
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karocheMar 30, 2010
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This year(2008) I received my flu shot from a student nurse. It was taking a while so I looked to see what he was do...
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shell6444Jan 08, 2010
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By cstefono Blank
I am a 27 year old female. I got the seasonal flu shot on November 5, 2009. They gave me the shot in my shoulder jo...
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crackerjack4u2Oct 03, 2010
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I'm trying to find out the risks for someone who is a professional painter/finisher. He is exposed to fumes from pai...
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emm95Sep 18, 2010
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By Palista Blank
My husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for a while now. Yesterday I sustained a needlestick injury at wor...
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