Safety and Health Topics: Dry Cleaning


Subject:
Jobs & Work , Home & Housing , Cleaning and Organization , Occupational Safety & Health

Description:
Collection of material from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) about occupational hazards "associated with drycleaning processes, including chemical, fire, and ergonomic hazards." Includes the OSHA standards, how to recognize dry cleaning hazards, examples of possible solutions, and links to related material. Also includes a guide to reducing worker exposure to perchloroethylene (PERC), a potential human carcinogen, and the "most commonly used dry cleaning solvent."

Publisher:
U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/drycleaning/


PID= res:lii-21884