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Occupational Health & Safety Community

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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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...
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...
My office has been going through renovations since mid January. I was bothered buy dust and such immediately which made sense but about ...
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...
Hello, I have a question about risk of HIV or HCV infection. If a venepuncture/buffterfly (i.e. hollow) needle scratches you such that...
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...
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...
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...
So about three days ago during a visit with a patient, I was trying to remove the top to a lancet device and when I had gotten it to come...
Whilst looking after a patient with confirmed hepatitis c this morning, I obtained a paper cut off one of their end of bed charts. I didn...
I'm a surgical technology student who sustained a needle stick from a solid suture needle three weeks ago. I've filed all the appropr...
Today I had a washer/dryer delivered to my apartment. The old machine sat in a metal pan over a wood floor in the closet. When they rem...
Hello everyone, hope you all are fine. This is really busy time for me, as we are moving into a new building coming Friday. We req...
Looking for forum & peer groups to discuss sensitive issue in health system. I currently manager an employee health clinic for a large he...
Im 35 week and im still working but.my manager told me I have.to leave a month before I have the baby my due date is september 11 she tol...
I accidentally microwaved a pacifier thermometer with my baby's bottles in the sterilizer. I washed the bottles and sterilised it again,...
I read posts from 2007about this topic. I recieved flu shot one month ago and experiencing significant shoulder pain that continues to g...
What is the maximum gap allowed between a scaffold structure and the working structure in accordance with OSHA 1910? This is for genera...
so i was working on a project right, and i had NO idea adhesive could harm you SO badly and i sprayed A LOT and i was in the living room....
Dr. Parks, I am writing a new post as there was no way to replay to your previous resaponse. I previously wrote" on sept 18th 2013 ...
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