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Balados – De la SST pour emporter!

Le CCHST produit chaque mois des balados GRATUITS conçus pour vous informer des derniers renseignements, conseils, études et avis d'experts diffusés en ce qui concerne la santé, la sécurité et le mieux-être des travailleurs canadiens. Cette collection de balados que vous pouvez télécharger et écouter au moment et à l'endroit de votre choix vous offre vraiment « De la SST pour emporter »!

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Aug 5, 2013

Anyone who works with hazardous chemicals knows they can work safely and avoid injury if they follow the appropriate safety precautions. However, accidents can happen, and if and when a corrosive chemical gets into your eyes or on your face or body, the first 10 to 15 seconds are the most critical for preventing injury. If the treatment is delayed, even for a few seconds, serious injury may be caused.

That's where emergency showers and eyewash stations come in, providing workers with on-the-spot decontaminaton and the ability to flush hazardous substances away,

This podcast discusses the importance of emergency showers and eyewash stations, and proper procedures in using them.

  • Released: August 5, 2013
  • File Size: 3.25 MB
  • Length: 3:33 minutes