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1-Bromopropane (1-BP) OSHA/NIOSH

1-Bromopropane (1-BP) is a solvent that is used in degreasing, dry cleaning, spray adhesives, and aerosol solvents. Occupational exposure to 1-BP has been linked to neurological illnesses. Animal studies show that 1-BP may also cause cancer and reproductive disorders. Controls and personal protective equipment are available to protect workers from 1-BP exposure.


2993-10

Aerial lift hydraulics fire hazard


2993-09

Asbestos in automotive brake and clutch repair work


2993-24

Asphyxiation in pits - Potential confined space problem


2993-11

Blades for cut-off type industrial saws (Fire Service)


2993-04

Carbon monoxide poisoning from an internal combustion engine


2993-29

Chain shot in logging hazard


2993-13

Christmas trees harvesting, processing, and loading


2993-17

Combustible dust


Condor aerial device outrigger failure Federal OSHA


2993-06

Confined Spaces - Winery Vessels


2993-28

Crowding the rigging


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Crushing hazards associated with dumpsters and rear-loading trash trucks Federal OSHA

The purpose of this Safety and Health Information Bulletin is to inform employers and employees, who use rear-loading trash trucks to empty dumpsters, of the hazards associated with not properly securing the dumpster's trunnion bars and failing to take other safety precautions during the emptying process.


2993-12

Diacetyl and flavorings


2993-07

Diisocyanates in Spray-on (truck) Bed Liners


2993-05

Electrical hazard - Call before you dig!


2993-27

Engulfment and suffocation in grain bins


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Exposure to hazards associated with temporary enclosures Federal OSHA


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Farm tractor use to move large bales NIOSH

NIOSH Hazard alert: Hazards Associated with Using Farm Tractors to Move Large Bales


2993-25

Garbage trucks - Lockout/Tagout failure


2993-03

Gravity kills, be alert for fall hazards


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Guidance For Controlling Potential Risks To Workers Exposed to Class B Biosolids NIOSH

This guidance is intended only for controlling health risks to workers from Class B biosolids during handling and land application.


2993-26

Hair smoothing products and formaldehyde


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Hazardous Dust Control During Tuckpointing NIOSH

NIOSH Hazard Alert: Hazardous Dust Control During Tuckpointing


Hazards of inadequately securing hydraulic excavator Federal OSHA


Hazards of misusing wire form anchorage connectors for fall protection Federal OSHA


2993-22

Hydrofluoric (HF) acid in commercial cleaners for vehicles


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Ignition hazard from drilling into sealed frames of agricultural equipment NIOSH

NIOSH Hazard alert: Ignition hazard from drilling into sealed frames of agricultural equipment


Incorrectly refurbished circuit breakers Federal OSHA


Key switch controlled elevating and rotating aerial lifts Federal OSHA


2993-15

Lathe operation safety


2993-19

Lime sulfur reacts to form deadly hydrogen sulfide gas


2993-14

Liquid propane tanks and heaters used in construction


2993-02

Metal halide lights


2993-30

Methylene Chloride - bathroom fixture refinishing


2993-18

Nose Guards for cut-off, inverted swing cut-off, and similar saws


2993-08s

Peligro de quemaduras causadas por reguladores recargados

Describe como evitar accidentes causados por la explosión de los reguladores mientras se usan sopletes de oxiacetileno.

Danger of Regulator Burnout
Describes how to avoid accidents caused by regulator burnout when using oxygen acetylene torches.


2993-21

Pneumatic nail gun use


Potential hazards associated with the refurbishing of gas meters Federal OSHA


Potential health hazards associated with the process of compounding medications from pharmaceutical grade ingredients Federal OSHA


Preventing adverse health effects from exposure to beryllium in dental laboratories Federal OSHA


2993-20

Refueling gas cans inside pickup truck beds with liners


2993-08

Regulator burnout danger


2993-23

Restaurant hazards


Total flooding carbon dioxide (CO2) fire extinguishing system Federal OSHA


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Traffic hazards to Fire Fighters while working along roadways NIOSH

Any fire fighter working along any type of roadway runs the risk of being struck by a motorist.