Employees of all trades have to work with respiratory hazards present on the job. Harmful dusts plague the mining and manufacturing industries, while infectious particles in healthcare and public safety are becoming an epidemic. These employees among others have been known to develop lung-related illnesses and infections simply by showing up to work. As a manager, it is paramount to take a proactive approach in providing your staff with appropriate respiratory protection.
What can be done to ensure the safety of your workers? Premier Safety has created a detailed infographic going over which respiratory hazards are commonly found in the workplace, the diseases they carry, and ways employers and employees alike can protect themselves during the workday.
For more information on mitigating respiratory risks, please see the provided guide.
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