Metalworking fluids (MWFs) can cause adverse health effects through skin contact with contaminated materials, spray, or mist and through inhalation from breathing MWF mist or aerosol. Millions of workers engaged in the manufacture of automobiles, farm equipment, aircraft, heavy machinery,and other hardware are exposed to machining fluids.
Metalworking fluids (MWFs) hazards are addressed in specific standards for general industry, maritime, and construction.
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