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Skin: Prevent skin contact Wear appropriate personal protective clothing to prevent skin contact.
Skin: Frostbite Compressed gases may create low temperatures when they expand rapidly. Leaks and uses that allow rapid expansion may cause a frostbite hazard. Wear appropriate personal protective clothing to prevent the skin from becoming frozen.
Skin: N.R No recommendation is made specifying the need for personal protective equipment for the body.
Eyes: Prevent eye contact Wear appropriate eye protection to prevent eye contact.
Eyes: Frostbite Wear appropriate eye protection to prevent eye contact with the liquid that could result in burns or tissue damage from frostbite.
Eyes: N.R. No recommendation is made specifying the need for eye protection.
Wash skin: When contam The worker should immediately wash the skin when it becomes contaminated.
Wash skin: Daily The worker should wash daily at the end of each work shift, and prior to eating, drinking, smoking, etc.
Wash skin: N.R. No recommendation is made specifying the need for washing the substance from the skin (either immediately or at the end of the work shift).
Remove: When wet or contam Work clothing that becomes wet or significantly contaminated should be removed and replaced.
Remove: When wet (flamm) Work clothing that becomes wet should be immediately removed due to its flammability hazard (i.e., for liquids with a flash point <100°F).
Remove: N.R. No recommendation is made specifying the need for removing clothing that becomes wet or contaminated.
Change: Daily Workers whose clothing may have become contaminated should change into uncontaminated clothing before leaving the work premises.
Change: N.R. No recommendation is made specifying the need for the worker to change clothing after the workshift.
Provide: Eyewash Eyewash fountains should be provided in areas where there is any possibility that workers could be exposed to the substances; this is irrespective of the recommendation involving the wearing of eye protection.
Provide: Quick drench Facilities for quickly drenching the body should be provided within the immediate work area for emergency use where there is a possibility of exposure. [Note: It is intended that these facilities provide a sufficient quantity or flow of water to quickly remove the substance from any body areas likely to be exposed. The actual determination of what constitutes an adequate quick drench facility depends on the specific circumstances. In certain instances, a deluge shower should be readily available, whereas in others, the availability of water from a sink or hose could be considered adequate.]
Provide: Frostbite wash Quick drench facilities and/or eyewash fountains should be provided within the immediate work area for emergency use where there is any possibility of exposure to liquids that are extremely cold or rapidly evaporating.
Liq Liquid
Molt Molten
Sol Solid
Soln Solution containing the contaminant
Vap Vapor
 
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