When your job requires that you work with hazardous chemicals it’s important that you understand what you’re working with and take all possible safety precautions to protect yourself.
Chemical injuries can happen suddenly or the chemicals can cause a debilitating condition from repeated exposure.
When working with chemicals there are three factors to consider:
1. How much of the chemical have you been exposed to?2. How often are you exposed?3. How long does each exposure last?
Knowing the answers to these questions will help you evaluate the danger the chemical presents to you. Consistently following safety regulations is a good preventative measure. If you believe you have suffered an injury due to chemical exposure at work contact Chicago work injury attorneys to find out how they can help you move on.