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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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SarahL2491Jan 10, 2011
jefelexJan 10, 2011
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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
KristenLDec 05, 2008
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By medtech1650 Blank
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
eve120Dec 06, 2009
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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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By Nostalgiagirl Blank
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
des84Sep 17, 2010
touta3Sep 17, 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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caregiver222Aug 17, 2010
sophiarosehipsAug 15, 2010
caregiver222Jul 28, 2010
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By sophiarosehips Blank
Hi, My husband, a PE teacher, injured his knee in April playing basketball with some of his students. Then, because ...
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temptress1Aug 06, 2010
caregiver222Aug 06, 2010
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By ParanoidPlastic Blank
Sorry, but I don't know where else to put this question. This seemed like the best place... I think. If it needs to b...
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caregiver222May 05, 2010
thegodnickyMay 04, 2010
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By LivingwithOCD07 Blank
Hi, I will soon start working in a Doctors office, I was just wondering how I should handle this, having OCD. Should ...
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caregiver222Apr 11, 2010
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By loveia Blank
In May 2005 I was exposed to contained soy in addition to mold and fungi inside silos at a soy processing plant. I be...
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caregiver222Apr 05, 2010
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By Albie2010 Blank
I had a minor lawnmower accident today where I suffered some minor cuts and bruising on my toes. I am going to see a ...
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caregiver222Mar 27, 2010
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By Raclav Blank
I work next door to a company that was painting cars almost on a daily basis. They were doing this in a building tha...
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caregiver222Mar 18, 2010
swapnilvolgoMar 17, 2010
caregiver222Mar 16, 2010
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hello sir i recently had a blood sample taken....the gloves used by nurse looked dirty...might be used for other pati...
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By romeo325 Blank
Hiii All I work on a constructon site. 4 months ago i started getting cough which increased a lot within a week....
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By ChristinaOA Blank
I am early in my first trimester of pregnancy and our work is planning to paint the offices where I spend my time in ...
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By kerrjh Blank
In July, there was a large oil spill in our basement. The valve was broken off and half the tank was released. We h...
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I have taught in the same school for the past ten years, but in 6 different classrooms. Since beginning my job at th...
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metahDec 25, 2009
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caregiver222Jan 29, 2009
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I work in a position where I am at a desk a good part of the day under fluorescent lights. Everyday I get an awful he...
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I am a 26 year old female living with chronic hip pain on my right side only. I have had this pain for about 5 years ...
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