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Overexposure to Methylene Chloride can have long-term effects

Missouri workers have the right to know when they are exposed to toxic chemicals at their places of work. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently revisited a manufacturer in another state to check whether appropriate action had been taken following prior citations related to toxic exposure. OSHA proposed additional penalties for repeat offenses after it was found that workers remained exposed to Methylene Chloride that can cause occupational diseases with long-term effects.

Chrome plating may lead to development of an occupational disease

Business owners in Missouri have many responsibilities related to the safety of their workers. In addition to following the safety regulations that are prescribed by the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration, employers should inform their employees of potential threats that may cause an occupational disease. Many workers develop an illness such as cancer many years after being exposed to carcinogens of which they may not even have had knowledge of at the time.

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