December 13, 2018 | Susan Napier-Sewell

How far away is death?

Among potential dangers in the painting profession:

  • Exposure to molds, bacteria, fungi, as well as to products, solvents, lead, and other toxic chemicals
  • Toxic effects on the body, such as neuropathy and cardiac/kidney injury, lung cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma
  • Hazards from flammables
  • Physical hazards: risk of falls and falling objects; repetitive movements; working in confined spaces and hazardous locations; standing in place and lifting arms for extended periods; exposure to extreme temperatures and extended exposure to UVA
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Accidents, How Far Away Is Death?, Human Performance
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