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Worker safety during fire clean up : fact sheet
  • Published Date:
    November 7, 2003
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 266.56 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
  • Keywords:
  • Series:
    Fire safety
  • Description:
    Workers face hazards even after fires are extinguished. In addition to a smoldering or new fire, dangers include the following:

    • electrical hazards

    • carbon monoxide poisoning

    • musculoskeletal hazards

    • heavy equipment

    • extreme heat and cold

    • unstable structures

    • hazardous materials

    • fire

    • confined spaces

    • worker fatigue

    • respiratory hazards

    firecleanupworkers.pdf

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