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OSHA Column: Take a lesson about chemicals from janitor's death

Patient Safety Monitor Insider, July 16, 2014

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We hear it every day like a broken record – wear your PPE and know what you are doing when you are working with hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Unfortunately, too many people don’t listen and they end up paying the ultimate price.

I’m reminded of this today as I read more about the janitor in an elementary school in Plymouth, Massachusetts who was apparently overcome and died from exposure from an as-yet unknown chemical last Monday morning.

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