Consider the following tips to lessen the likelihood of occupational lung disease:
- Conduct a risk assessment where you monitor which hazardous substances (such as carcinogens) are present at your workplace and where they arise.
- Implement proper control measures, such as eliminating the use of a substance, using a safer substance, changing work processes to use less of a substance, limiting the number of workers using the substance and providing proper personal protective equipment, like a face shield.
- Provide proper training for employees who work with the substance.
- Monitor risks with routine health check-ups for employees and safety reports to ensure workers are following any regulations in place.
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