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Occupational Safety & Health Forum

This forum is for questions and support regarding Occupational Safety & Health questions pertaining to: Blood Borne Exposures (Needle sticks), Chemical Safety-Spills-Exposure, Confined Spaces, Corporate Planning, Ergonomics, Fire Safety-Exposure, Industrial Hygiene, Hazard Communication, Hazardous Material Handling and Shipping, Health and Productivity Management, Indoor Air Quality, Injuries in the workplace, Noise-induced hearing loss, Nanotechnology and your health, Occupational Asthma , Pandemic Influenza (“FLU”), Personal Protective Equipment, Risk Communication, Safe Lifting Techniques, Workers compensation
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Hi! I am a lesbian and I just had sex today. to our surprise, i got blood on my partner's finger. this is the first time I had this probl...
Hello, I work in the biochemical laboratory. Recently had the following case: I have typed blood serum in syringe and poured the serum ...
My initial test on the spot was inconclusive. Should i worry ? Is this another way of saying positive
Hi, I am concerned about exposure to certain chemicals for lab work such as beta mercaptoethanol, formaldehyde, chloroform, protease inh...
Hello, I'm a surgical technology student who sustained a needle stick from a solid suture needle three weeks ago. I've filed all t...
I accidentally microvawed a pacifier thermometer with the baby's bottles in the sterilizer. I washed the bottles and sterilised it again...
My mother accidentally sterilized the "safety 1st pacifier thermometer," containing a 1.5V drycell battery, using a portable microwave st...
Broad right paracentral disc protrusion at L5-S1 mildly effacing the ventral aspect the thecal sac and effacing the right lateral recess....
Hi, there. I'm hoping to get some expert advice. I'm a surgical technology student. This Monday I was working with either a SH suture...
Can I catch hepatitis B from a patient spitting in my face? I am worried because a little bit got in my eyes and in my mouth but I was ab...
Hello dear forum members and respectful doctors! I am 22 years old. As an auditor I've been revising oil refinery laboratory and petco...
Hey all, So, I'm wondering what types of documentation there are for the various industrial chemicals that are on a work site at a fac...
6 weeks ago we moved into a new home. 5 weeks ago we had a painter paint most of our walls with Ben Moore low voc paint (just the walls)....
what are the fumes from medical batteries and are they harmful
I'm male 43 and in good health. I came in contact with asbestos during a home renovation 2 months ago.. I removed approximately 7 feet of...
I work in a bakery, and occasionally have what I call 'sneeze attacks.' They can start at any time of day, but only when I'm at work. I s...
Hi, I was preparing some batteries for Hazwaste on the ship I work at and when I took appart the Chassis a bunch of battery corrosion t...
Please someone help put my mind at ease a bit. i live in an appartment building that is very very old. up until recently i never put to...
Hi. I received the flu vaccine in Jan 2013 and after receiving the flu shot I started experiencing pain when lift my arm above my head, ...
Ive put off getting an ob gyno for years since I didnt think my husband and I would end up pregnant any time soon. Even with all the stre...
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