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If you ever had an odor or indoor air quality issue within your facility you can appreciate the difficultly in identifying the sources or causes and responding to questions from employees.

Hex Chromium Risks

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Hex Chromium Risks


OSHA Online Injury Submission


Daniel M Bruun
Daniel M Bruun, CIH Vice
President, Construction Safety,
Asbestos Lead Management

Today I'd like to share with you some information about Hexavalent Chromium and it's effect on the health of your staff. Occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium can occur from inhalation, eye or skin contact. We can help with the review and development of written policies and programs, to help you comply with OSHA regulations. Knowledge of the changing regulatory and business management environments helps in the development of programs and also in implementation.

Please feel free to e-mail me and we can set aside some time to discuss how we can assist you with Hexavalent Chromium regulations.

Daniel Bruun, CIH, Vice President

Industrial Hygiene Surveys

Industrial Hygiene Surveys

1Source staff has performed thousands of occupational health / industrial hygiene surveys and related services for clients in a variety of settings. These have ranged from one day sampling for a limited number of physical stressors and chemical substances to multiple-week sampling by a team of hygienists for a wide variety of chemicals and other exposures.

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Hexavalent Chromium Exposure and Controls

Hexavalent Chromium Exposure and Controls

At each stage of development of the robot and robot system a risk assessment should be performed. There are different system and personnel safeguarding requirements at each stage. The appropriate level of safeguarding determined by the risk assessment should be applied. In addition, the risk assessments for each stage of development should be documented for future reference.

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Hexavalent Chromium Health Effects

Hexavalent Chromium Health Effects

Adverse health effects associated with Cr(VI) exposure include occupational asthma, eye irritation and damage, perforated eardrums, respiratory irritation, kidney damage, liver damage, pulmonary congestion and edema, upper abdominal pain, nose irritation and damage, respiratory cancer, skin irritation, and erosion and discoloration of the teeth.

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