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Health Hazards

Health hazards are associated with long-term exposure to certain substances or to excessive noise levels or vibrations. Health hazards can cause both immediate (acute) and longer-term (chronic) health effects. The following health hazards can affect sawmill workers:

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> Work Areas
>> Health Hazards
> Vibration
> Wood Dust
> Cobalt Dust
> UV Radiation
> Tick-borne Illnesses
> Noise and Hearing Loss
> Diesel Exhaust
> Poisonous Plants
> Chemicals
> Cold Stresses
> Heat Stresses
> Miscellaneous Log and Lumber Processing
> Traffic Flow/Control
> Electrical
> Lockout/Tagout



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