recognizing & controlling workplace hazards national council for occupational safety and health

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  • Recognizing & Controlling Workplace Hazards National Council for Occupational Safety and Health
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  • What is a job hazard?
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  • Job Hazards A job hazard is anything at work that can hurt you either physically or mentally. Safety hazards cause immediate injury: direct injury or trauma such as a severed finger, puncture wound, a crushed hand, broken bones, eye damage. Safety hazards cause immediate injury: direct injury or trauma such as a severed finger, puncture wound, a crushed hand, broken bones, eye damage. Health hazards can cause illness immediately (acute) or over a longer time (chronic), Health hazards can cause illness immediately (acute) or over a longer time (chronic),
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  • Safety hazards Unguarded machinery/equipment Unguarded machinery/equipment Electrical hazards: damaged plugs, outlets, wires. Electrical hazards: damaged plugs, outlets, wires. Unbalanced walking surface Unbalanced walking surface (Pushing, pulling, lifting) bulky/heavy objects (Pushing, pulling, lifting) bulky/heavy objects Tripping hazards Tripping hazards
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  • Safety hazards Heights Heights Falling objects Falling objects Slippery floors Slippery floors Holes in ceiling or floor Holes in ceiling or floor Blind spots (vehicles) Blind spots (vehicles) Power tools Power tools
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  • Health hazards
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  • Health hazards Chemicals Dusts, gases, vapors Dusts, gases, vapors Acids, solvents, cleaning products, pesticides Effects:Flammable (fire& explosion) Burn (eyes skin lungs) Effect target organs (liver, blood, brain and nervous system, lungs, skin.)
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  • Health hazards

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