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AFSCME Health & Safety Fact Sheet: Right to Know Laws

For many AFSCME members, exposure to serious health hazards is all in a day's work. On-thejob exposure to chemicals, such as solvents, paints, disinfectants, fumes, dusts, sewer chemicals, cutting oils, pesticides, degreasers, and cleaning chemicals can make you sick and even kill you. Some chemicals may also pose safety hazards and have the potential to cause fires and explosions and other serious accidents.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-09-17 14:00:12
Description For many AFSCME members, exposure to serious health hazards is all in a day's work. On-thejob exposure to chemicals, such as solvents, paints, disinfectants, fumes, dusts, sewer chemicals, cutting oils, pesticides, degreasers, and cleaning chemicals can make you sick and even kill you. Some chemicals may also pose safety hazards and have the potential to cause fires and explosions and other serious accidents.
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Resource Type
Format
Subject
Source AFSCME
Keyword Worker safety, Chemicals
Selector Stith
Date Of Record Creation 2009-09-17 13:55:14
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2009-09-17 14:00:12
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-09-17 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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