Every workplace has its hazards and employees working with sprayers, coatings and spray painters often face serious isocyanate exposure that is harmful to the lungs. Isocyanates are the chemicals that cause curing agents in hardeners to activate. Two of the most common lung hazards resulting from breathing in the fumes thick with isocyanate are occupational asthma and airway passageways overgrowing with mucus. At Total Source Manufacturing we’ve outlined the most important safety features needed to protect yourself and your employees against isocyanate exposure.
Building an excellent workplace safety culture begins with careful planning and proper personal protective equipment (PPE). If your manufacturing facility, industry or business needs a safety boost, it might be time to take a closer look at the PPE that your employees are using or reusing. Cutting corners with PPE and