09/24/2003

Wood Dust Hazards and Controls

Respiratory problems, eye injuries, cancer and explosions are just a few of the
health and safety hazards that wood dust can cause. Some of the health problems
that have been attributed to wood dust include:

- asthma

- chronic bronchitis

- respiratory problems caused by allergies

- dermatitis

- hives

- lung, gastrointestinal and nasal cancers

A quick overview of some prevention tips helps solving these problems.

Further information


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