July 23: Report Looks at Concurrent Exposure to Thermal Stress & Chemicals

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The IRSST published a report designed to help OHS professionals assess risk in cases of simultaneous exposure to thermal stress and chemical substances. Thermal Stress and Chemicals – Knowledge Review and the Highest Risk Occupations in Québec examines data on whether concurrent exposure to thermal stress and chemical substances is likely to increase the absorption and effects of some xenobiotics. It also identifies Québec workers exposed to chemical substances who might be the most affected by thermal stress.