April 29: New Safety Guide on Isocyanates Released

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The second edition of the Guide for Safe Use of Isocyanates: An Industrial Hygiene Approach (in French) was released. It’s designed to facilitate occupational disease prevention through recognition, evaluation and control of the risks associated with exposure to these toxic substances, which are found in products such as automobile paint. The guide discusses respiratory and dermal exposure as well as other safety hazards and describes various means of protection.