Formaldehyde

What is Formaldehyde?

  • What is formaldehyde
  • How it is used
  • When formaldehyde becomes a potential hazard
  • Symptoms from exposure to formaldehyde

Exposure Levels

  • What are the airborne exposure levels
  • Specificactionsthatmusttakeplaceateachexposurelevel
  • The importance of air monitoring and when it is performed

Reducing Your Exposure

  • Learn about engineering controls and personal protective equipment used to reduce exposure to formaldehyde.
  • Types of ventilation
  • Routes of entry formaldehyde can take into the body
  • Proper selection and use of personal protective equipment
  • Requirements for using respirators

Safe Work Practices

  • Conducting regular visual inspections
  • Emergency response and spill cleanup procedures
  • What to do if direct contact occurs
  • The medical surveillance program
  • Other safe work practices to prevent your exposure
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