OSHA/NIOSH Hazard Alert: Methylene Chloride Hazards for Bathtub Refinishers

February 2013
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2013-110
Methylene Chloride Hazards for Bathtub Refinishers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)-supported Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program have identified at least 14 worker deaths since 2000 related to bathtub refinishing with stripping agents containing methylene chloride.

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