Employees across the world deal with respiratory hazards at their jobs. Harmful dusts plague mining and manufacturing, and infectious particles in healthcare and public safety live around every corner. These workers are at a higher risk to develop lung-related illnesses and infections simply by going to work. To protect your employees, it is important that those in charge take are proactive in providing adequate respiratory protection to their staff.
Premier Safety has created a short infographic detailing which respiratory hazards are most common in the workplace, the diseases that could arise, and ways employers and employees alike can protect themselves while on the clock.
For more information on respiratory risk mitigation, please see the accompanying guide.
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