Yesterday we looked at the hazards of methylene chloride, a common paint-stripping chemical with many industrial uses—and many hazards, including cancer. Today, let’s talk about how to protect workers from exposure to this narcotic, corrosive, carcinogenic chemical.
Are chemical-resistant gloves required in your workplace? How do you select the right ones? When it comes to chemical-resistant gloves, several choices exist, and there are a number of issues to consider when selecting the right glove: Consider the type of chemical. Acids, caustics, solvents, and oils have different requirements for gloves. Chemical contact considerations […]