Hazardous substances are bad for your health and can kill you.
Different people may react differently. So if you feel unwell
when you are working with hazardous substances tell someone about
If you aren't comfortable telling your boss, you can start by
telling your doctor.
Make sure you also tell them about your work and the
substances you use.
Common effects from breathing in hazardous substances include:
headaches, forgetfulness, drowsiness, feeling dizzy and sick,
feeling irritable and grumpy, sore eyes, sore skin.
When you breathe in hazardous substances time and time again,
they can cause sleep disorders, memory loss, cancer, damage to your
internal organs like the liver and kidneys, damage to an unborn
child, fertility problems and even death.
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