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Jun 24, 2016 ... Access information about recalls and safety alerts, as well as tips on home safety
and being prepared in an emergency.

Asbestos - Health Effects : OSH Answers

The human health effects from long-term unsafe asbestos exposure are well
documented. Asbestos fibres are easily inhaled and carried into the lower
regions of the lung where they can cause fibrotic lung disease (asbestosis) and
changes in the lining of the chest cavity (pleura). These diseases can lead to
reduced ...

Publications – Health risks and safety -

Mar 12, 2018 ... Elder Abuse. What you can do to keep yourself safe from abuse · What you can
do when abuse or neglect is happening to an older adult in your life · How you
can identify abuse and help older adults at risk ...

Hazard and Risk : OSH Answers

For example, one dictionary defines hazard as "a danger or risk" which helps
explain why many people use the terms interchangeably. There are many
definitions for hazard but the most common definition when talking about
workplace health and safety is: A hazard is any source of potential damage, harm
or adverse ...

Travel health and safety -

4 days ago ... Travel health and safety. International travellers should always be extra
concerned about their health and safety. Here is essential information on travel
health risks and preventive measures to keep you and your loved ones safe
during your travels.

Nurse (Registered) : OSH Answers

What are some health and safety hazards associated with being a nurse? ...
There is also the risk of exposure to multi-drug resistant organisms such as multi-
drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus
... Most nurses work shifts or extended work days which can have health effects.

Unauthorized products may pose serious health risks - Recalls and ...

6 days ago ... Unauthorized health products have not been approved by Health Canada, which
means that they have not been assessed for safety, effectiveness and quality.
Unauthorized health products can pose many health dangers, including: They
may contain ingredients not listed on the label. This includes ...

Electrician : OSH Answers

What are some health and safety issues for electricians? Electricians work in a
variety of settings and may be exposed to several hazards, including: Lead,
solvents, solder, and other materials. Risk of fatal electrical shock. Risk of
electrical burns. Fire. Working in confined spaces. Welding hazards, including UV

Radiation Health Effects - Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Aug 26, 2015 ... Radiation exposure carries a health risk. Knowing what the risks are helps the
CNSC and other regulatory bodies set dose limits and regulations that limit
exposure to an acceptable or tolerable risk (some may even say a safe limit). One
significant advantage with radiation is that more is known about the ...

Welder : OSH Answers

What should I know before reading about this occupation? What, briefly, does a
welder do? What are some health and safety hazards associated with being a

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