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Finishing operations pose a wide range of health
and safety hazards due to the volume and physical
properties of the chemicals involved. A complete
discussion of this topic is beyond the scope of this eTool; however, a general discussion of common
hazards and related control measures are provided. To best protect employees from the
chemical hazards related to finishing operations, identify the specific chemicals in
use within the facility and consult the appropriate
OSHA standards to determine required controls.
See the additional references
section for a list of the OSHA standards likely to apply to