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Hazards and Solutions

The following references may be used to assist cleaning industry employers and employees in recognizing potential hazards in the workplace and provide examples of possible solutions. Selected OSHA Spanish-language publications are referenced below. For a complete list of OSHA's Spanish-language resources, please see Spanish-Language Compliance Assistance Resources.

Bloodborne Pathogens
Cleaning Chemicals
Confined Spaces
Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)
Electricity
Ergonomics
Falls

Falls from Elevation

Slips, Trips and Falls

  • Walking/Working Surfaces. OSHA Safety and Health Topics Page.
  • Slips, Trips and Falls in the Workplace. ISSA Safety & Health Portal.
Chemical Hazards and Toxic Substances

Carbon Monoxide

Lead

Other Hazardous/Toxic Substances

Personal Protective Equipment
Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts)

*Accessibility Assistance: Contact OSHA's Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management at (202) 693-2300 for assistance accessing PDF materials.

All other documents, that are not PDF materials or formatted for the web, are available as Microsoft Office® formats and videos and are noted accordingly. If additional assistance is needed with reading, reviewing or accessing these documents or any figures and illustrations, please also contact OSHA's Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management at (202) 693-2300.

**eBooks - EPUB is the most common format for e-Books. If you use a Sony Reader, a Nook, or an iPad you can download the EPUB file format. If you use a Kindle, you can download the MOBI file format.

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