Have you ever driven to work and not remembered a thing about how you got there? Or maybe walked to the cafeteria to grab a cup of coffee and "zoned out" the entire way?
Roughly 32 million workers in the U.S. (over 20%) are exposed to hazardous chemical products, OSHA says.
Dermal exposure (when the skin is directly in contact with hazardous agents) is a very serious threat to many workers. Exposure to such chemicals costs the U.S. over $111,000 annually, according to the American Burn Association. Those costs include hospital bills, disability claims and worker compensation.
As the weather cools down, people will start seeing their breath outside and covering up their faces in the cold. What people may not realize is how important it is to protect their respiratory system from simple things like the cold and other environmental concerns. As a result, they are more lenient on the regulations they choose to follow.