Hazardous Drugs and Chemicals

Haz drugs chemicals imageAvoiding Exposure to Potentially Dangerous Substances

In today’s world, it’s nearly impossible to avoid exposure to chemicals. For those who work in health care, hospital or laboratory settings, they run an increased risk for chemical and pharmaceutical exposure. Thus, it’s important that these workers are aware and knowledgeable about situations and materials that could pose harm.

United Heartland is committed to providing and directing our customers to helpful resources regarding exposures to hazardous drugs and chemicals. We encourage you to bookmark this page and share it with others in your organization to review the resources we’ve provided on hazardous drugs and chemicals, including:

  • A guide to protecting health care workers from hazardous drugs and chemicals
  • An overview of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS), including classification and labeling information and available training resources on this topic
  • The potential threats from health technology, such as nanomaterials and surgical procedures that use lasers and electricity
  • Safety risks in laboratory settings

We’re glad to assist our customers in industries related to health and wellness in providing information to help them work safer. As always, please contact your loss control representative with questions, or call us at 800-258-2667.

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